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On the Beach: An Introduction

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter returns to Mamia's story and sets up the context for a much larger story in the history of the performing arts in the Cook Islands. It briefly captures the major themes ... More


Shy Girls and Show-Offs: Dancing Local Values

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter maps the relationship between expressive practices and femininity, focusing on the performative presentation of femininity through dance and, particularly, the Miss Cook Islands beauty ... More


Australia

Colin A. Hughes

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249596
eISBN:
9780191600012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Cook Islands since the establishment of self‐government in 1965. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Cook Islands’ ... More


The Politics of Contemporary Dance

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines debates surrounding contemporary dance practice principally on the island of Rarotonga, where the contiguity between dance, government sponsorship, tourism, and other global ... More


Paramount Queens: Femininity and Global/Local Dissonance

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the culturally specific ways in which cross-dressing and dancing connect with issues of gender, sex, and sexuality through femininity. In particular, it examines the 1998 ... More


Asset Protection Trusts

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The phrase ‘asset protection trust’ is generally used to describe a set of statutory provisions intended to enhance a settlor’s ability to ringfence assets and place them beyond the reach of his or ... More


Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Kalissa Alexeyeff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first study of gender, globalization, and expressive culture in the Cook Islands. It demonstrates how dance in particular plays a key role in articulating the overlapping local, regional, ... More


Over the Reef: Dance in a Time of Transition

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores what the diaspora means for those residing in the islands. In doing so, it builds on Epeli Hauʻofa's insights that relationships across the Pacific diaspora are more complex ... More


Marike Koe: The American Children of the Cook Islands

Rosemary Anderson

in Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851521
eISBN:
9780824868734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851521.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The friendly invasion of Aitutaki and Penrhyn (Tongareva) by U.S. military forces during WW11 was welcomed by the Cook Islands’ people as a time of security, employment and unforeseen prosperity. In ... More


Recently Vanished Islands in the Pacific

Patrick D. Nunn

in Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes vanished islands that are adjudged authentic based on both the details of the oral traditions (particularly whether the same tradition was obtained independently from different ... More


Outing: Dancing After Dark

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter considers how Western nightclubs, music, and dance have been transformed and incorporated into Cook Islands performative contexts. Again, these more informal dance contexts are linked to ... More


Firewall Legislation

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The ‘forced heirship’ rules existing in most civil law jurisdictions constrain a testator’s ability to dispose of his property according to his wishes. These rules usually confer a statutory ... More


‘A Line Would have to be Drawn Somewhere’: Oceania and the Paradox of the Expanding United Nations, 1965–68

W. David McIntyre

in Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702436
eISBN:
9780191772146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702436.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Although the Declaration on Colonialism urged independence for all non-self-governing territories, there was also growing alarm that the United Nations was getting too large. The United States, ... More


Epilogue

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the concept of the ʻakatangi māmāiāta, music of the dawn. Though nebulously defined at first, in the course of the fieldwork the author has concluded that music of ... More


The Gathering Place of Men (Mangaia, Cook Islands, 1989–1991)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter talks about the research conducted in Mangaia, southernmost of the Cook Islands, and the results thereof—particularly at the Tangata-tau rockshelter. Here, the chapter marks a turning ... More


‘Independence and Self-Government have the Same Value’: Self-Determination for Niue, 1970–74

W. David McIntyre

in Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702436
eISBN:
9780191772146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702436.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The New Zealand island territory of Niue, population about 5,500, had an administration distinct from the Cook Islands since 1903. After the Cook Islands opted for free association, the UN-approved ... More


The Settlor: Reserved Powers and Private Trust Companies

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The development of trust law in Victorian England, which led to many of the rules of equity still in force today, followed a social and economic evolution where the typical settlors were no longer ... More


Trustee Liability to Third Parties

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Trusts

Trusts are not corporate entities: they have no legal personality and so are capable neither of owning property in their own right nor of suing or being sued. Title to the trust property vests in ... More


Introduction

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The English legal genius that attached an obligation of conscience to the title to property brought into being what Frederick Maitland famously described as ‘perhaps the greatest and most ... More


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