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Kiribati

Alexander Somoza

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:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in the Marshall Islands since 1975. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Marshall Islands’ political history, outlines ... More


Negotiating a Cold War Treaty: The United States, the Marshall Islands, and the Compact of Free Association

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Chapter Five explains why the United States and the Marshall Islands signed the Compact of Free Association. It emphasizes the continuing power and authority of the US in the region and the various ... More


Who Closed the Sea?: Archipelagoes of Amnesia between the United States and Japan

Greg Dvorak

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/9780824855765.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

There is a profound lack of awareness among younger generations about Japan’s prewar engagement with the Pacific Islands, let alone other colonial sites, yet arguably, this amnesia is not a ... More


Two Sea Turtles: Intimacy between Men in the Marshall Islands

Greg Dvorak

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines some of the unique dimensions of friendship and intimacy between men in the Marshall Islands. Drawing primarily on the views and personal experiences of a group of three ... More


Epilogue: Legacies of US Cold War Policies and the Ongoing Quest for Justice in the Marshall Islands

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Epilogue emphasizes Washington’s strategic interests in the Marshall Islands after the Cold War. It also discusses the Marshall Islanders’ ongoing quest for justice from the United States. ... More


Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Martha Smith-Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is about domination and resistance in the Pacific during the Cold War. In the race against the Soviet Union for nuclear supremacy, the United States tested a vast array of nuclear bombs and ... More


How Analysis of Local Contexts Can Have Global Significance: Double Exposure in the Marshall Islands

Stuart Kirsch

in Engaged Anthropology: Politics beyond the Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297944
eISBN:
9780520970090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297944.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter considers claims about culture loss at hearings of the Nuclear Claims Tribunal in the Marshall Islands, including the impact of nuclear weapons testing on the people of Rongelap Atoll. ... More


Bikinis and Other S/pacific N/oceans

Teresia K. Teaiwa

in Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter suggests that the bikini bathing suit manifests both a celebration and a forgetting of the nuclear power that strategically and materially marginalizes and erases the living history of ... More


Talking Like Children: Language and the Production of Age in the Marshall Islands

Elise Berman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190876975
eISBN:
9780190877019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876975.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Presented as a series of captivating stories from a village in Oceania, Talking Like Children is an intimate analysis of interaction that shows how age comes to be. Children in the Marshall Islands ... More


Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Setsu Shigematsu and Keith L. Camacho (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Foregrounding indigenous and feminist scholarship, this book analyzes militarization as an extension of colonialism from the late twentieth to the twenty-first century in Asia and the Pacific. The ... More


Introduction

Francis X. Hezel

in Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introduction provides a background on Micronesia, a group of islands that include Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae). ... More


From Nuclear Exodus to Cultural Reawakening: A Navigator’s Journey in the Marshall Islands

Joseph H. Genz

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0034
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the revival of indigenous navigation in the Marshall Islands. Its primary concern is how Marshallese navigators orient themselves at sea. By ethnographically exploring this ... More


The Religion of the Marshall Islands

Jay Dobbin and Francis X. Hezel

in Summoning the Powers Beyond: Traditional Religions in Micronesia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832032
eISBN:
9780824870386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832032.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the religion of the Marshall Islands. There is one overarching concept that can link together Marshallese religious terms, the key myths, and the spirit world with human ... More


Summoning the Powers Beyond: Traditional Religions in Micronesia

Jay Dobbin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832032
eISBN:
9780824870386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832032.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book collects and reconstructs the old religions of preindustrial Micronesia. It draws mostly from written sources from the turn of the nineteenth century and the period immediately after World ... More


Introduction: Becoming Different

Elise Berman

in Talking Like Children: Language and the Production of Age in the Marshall Islands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190876975
eISBN:
9780190877019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876975.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The introduction asks a basic question: What makes children and adults different from each other? The chapter focuses on how Marshallese children and adults use words and goods differently, as well ... More


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