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Linguistic Paths to Urban Self in Postcolonial Solomon Islands

Christine Jourdan

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes the urban modalities of language use by residents of Honiara, the multilingual capital city of post-colonial Solomon Islands. It focuses on language choice as one of the paths ... More


Saving the Solomons: The Malaita Eagle Force

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines why militants decided to join the Malaita Eagle Force (MEF). Drawing on interviews and discussions with Malaitan ex-militants, it shows that former field commanders and ... More


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