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An Overview of Indigenous Peoples and Minority Rights in the Pacific

Joshua Castellinoa and David Keane

in Minority Rights in the Pacific Region: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574827
eISBN:
9780191594441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574827.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with a historical overview of the Pacific Islands. It then discusses Pacific and international law and minority rights in the Pacific.


Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

Terry Crowley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198241355
eISBN:
9780191712050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241355.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Language Families

This book describes the diversity of serial verb constructions within Oceanic languages and constitutes a full account of this unusual linguistic phenomenon. Serial verb constructions are sequences ... More


Telecommunications Development in Asia

John URE (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is an analysis of the policies adopted throughout the Asia Pacific region that have led to an explosive growth of the telecommunications sector. Part one reviews global best practices ... More


‘Fiji is really the Honolulu of the Dominion’: tourism, empire, and New Zealand’s Pacific, ca. 1900–35

Frances Steel

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In this chapter the development of tourism is examined as a key aspect of New Zealand imperialism in the wider Pacific region. Given the centrality of transport infrastructure and technology to ... More


Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first ... More


An Introduction

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Each chapter in this book takes a different angle on the intersections between art, media, and environment. Chapter 1 functions as an introduction to the key debates informing art, media, and ... More


From Conquest to Containment: Asia

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the U.S. government's determination to take sole control of Japan and the Pacific region after World War II. The U.S. was determined to keep other allies, particularly Russia, ... More


Introduction: Integrating the Pacific

Lon kurashige

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Historical overview of international relations, migration, trade, war and conquest within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Focuses on how ... More


Trade Show Dynamics in Emerging Markets: The Asia-Pacific Region

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the recent development of trade shows in the Asia-Pacific region. It shows that the trade show business in the Asia-Pacific region is characterized by heterogeneous structures ... More


Great Whales as Prey Using Demography and Bioenergetics to Infer Interactions in Marine Mammal Communities

DANIEL F. DOAK, TERRIE M. WILLIAMS, and JAMES A. ESTES

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

One way to address big-scale problems and processes is to use small-scale data to construct and test mechanistic models of events at higher levels of organization and at larger spatial scales. Even ... More


Once Were Pacific: M ori Connections to Oceania

Alice Te Punga Somerville

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677566
eISBN:
9781452948003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677566.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Native identity is usually associated with a particular place. But what if that place is the ocean? This book explores this question as it considers how Māori and other Pacific peoples frame their ... More


Inventing Polynesia

Serge Tcherkézoff

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the various meanings the idea of “Polynesia” has acquired in changing scientific contexts. It is usually assumed that the naming of the Pacific regions, at least for Melanesia, ... More


Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Robert F. Rogers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 ... More


Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In recent years the tremendous growth of the service sector—including international trade in services—has outstripped that of manufacturing in many industrialized nations. As the importance of ... More


Introduction

Ito Takatoshi and Rose Andrew K.

in Financial Sector Development in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386843
eISBN:
9780226386867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386867.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This volume is a collection of papers that were presented at the eighteenth annual East Asia Seminar on Economics (EASE), held at Singapore Management University from June 22 to 24, 2007. The ... More


Introduction

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter discusses the contents and coverage of this volume, which is about trade in the services sector in the Asia-Pacific region. The papers in this volume were presented at the ... More


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