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Minority Rights in the Pacific Region: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Joshua Castellino and David Keane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574827
eISBN:
9780191594441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574827.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book examines the extent to which States in the Pacific region have put in place legislative and administrative measures designed to promote and protect the rights of minorities and indigenous ... More


Cook Islands

Graham Hassall

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:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in the Federated States of Micronesia since its establishment as a self‐governing entity in 1979. Part I gives a ... More


Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Glenn Petersen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the extraordinary successes of the peoples who first settled the Central Pacific islands some two thousand years ago. They and their descendants devised social and cultural ... More


Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Francis X. S.J. Hezel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Why are islanders so lavishly generous with food and material possessions but so guarded with information? Why do these people, unfailingly polite for the most part, laugh openly when others ... More


Mary, the Devil, and Taro: Catholicism and Women's Work in a Micronesian Society

Juliana Flinn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833749
eISBN:
9780824870829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833749.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Catholicism, like most world religions, is patriarchal, and its official hierarchies and sacred works too often neglect the lived experiences of women. Looking beyond these texts, the book reveals ... More


Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

David L. Hanlon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the story of Tosiwo Nakayama, the first president of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Nakayama grew up during Japan's colonial administration of greater Micronesia and later proved ... 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


Sojourner adjustment and adaptation to new cultures: Art, literature, and the social science perspective on identity

Nan M. Sussman

in Return Migration and Identity: A Global Phenomenon, A Hong Kong Case

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028832
eISBN:
9789882207370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028832.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter steps back from the pin-light focus on Hong Kong movement and identity, scrutinizing the sojourner transition cycle through the lenses of social science theory, novelistic narratives, ... More


A Question of Permission in Pohnpei

Suzanne S. Finney

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/9780824847593.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects upon one researcher's struggles to gain local permission to conduct research from a paramount chief, nahnmwarki, of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, ... More


Representing Micronesia, 1961–1975

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Tosiwo Nakayama helped refashion the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands into Micronesia and then represented that entity to its inhabitants, representatives of the ... More


Pacific Solidarity and Atomic Aggression

Simon Avenell

in Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the emergence and evolution of a transnational movement opposing the planned dumping of Japanese radioactive waste material in the Pacific Ocean near the Mariana Trench. With its ... More


The Colonial Eyeglasses of Nakajima Atsushi

Robert Thomas Tierney

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the South Seas literature of Nakajima Atsushi (1909–42), an important writer who published most of his work during the period of the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere. ... 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


Rough Seas and Later Years

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter examines the difficulties during the Nakayama administration. The distance between the executive and legislative branches of the Federated States of Micronesia steadily ... More


Headquarters Marine Corps

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Feland returns to the United States and heads Commandant John Lejeune's reorganization at Headquarters Marine Corps. In December 1920 Feland becomes director of operations and training, in charge of ... More


The Personal Touch

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/9780824836610.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses one of the most basic themes in Micronesian culture: personalization. It describes life in a Micronesian island as the sum total of a series of interpersonal encounters with ... More


Forging an Identity

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/9780824836610.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the importance of social identity to a Micronesian islander. The Micronesian is first and foremost a member of a social group, and group maintenance has always been preferred ... More


Limits of the Individual

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/9780824836610.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the attitudes of Micronesians regarding privacy and personal choice. It shows that privacy does not have the same value in Micronesian eyes that it has for Americans and other ... More


The Place of Wealth

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/9780824836610.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the attitudes of Micronesians regarding wealth. It first discusses Micronesian generosity and the importance of food in island culture. It shows that food gifts are a gesture of ... More


The Uses of Information

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/9780824836610.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the attitudes of Micronesians about how information should be used. Westerners would like to believe that facts are just facts; their concern is to know whether the facts are ... More


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