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RAMSI after 2004—The Challenges of Governance Reform and Capacity Building

Jeni Whalan

in How Peace Operations Work: Power, Legitimacy, and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672189
eISBN:
9780191767968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672189.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The previous chapter found that local perceptions of RAMSI’s legitimacy provided the operation with a potent source of power to influence local actor behaviour. But RAMSI’s local legitimacy ... More


RAMSI’s First Phase—Early Effectiveness in 2003–2004 1

Jeni Whalan

in How Peace Operations Work: Power, Legitimacy, and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672189
eISBN:
9780191767968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672189.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the power and legitimacy of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) during its first twelve months. In this period, the operation achieved a high degree of ... More


‘Liquidating Colonial Arrangements with as much Speed as could be Decently Mustered’: Accelerated Decolonization: Solomon Islands

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/9780198702436.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The beginning of accelerated decolonization in the British Solomon Islands protectorate. A failed attempt to use a single governing council combining executive and legislative functions between 1970 ... More


Incompatibility, Substitution or Complementarity? Interrogating Relationships between International, State and Non-State Peace Agents in Post-Conflict Solomon Islands

Volker Boege

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This concluding chapter illustrates how, in the Soloman Islands, very significant agency lies at the social level of peacemaking. In July 2003, after several years of internal violent conflicts, the ... More


Solomon Islands and the Tension

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/9780824838546.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the society, economy, culture, geography, and history of Solomon Islands as well as a factual and chronological account of the conflict. It first discusses some ... More


Conclusion: Strategic Peacebuilding beyond the Liberal Peace

Oliver P. Richmond

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Richmond suggests that this volume illustrates the emergence of a new stage in the development of peacebuilding: strategic peacebuilding. Strategic peacebuilding goes beyond security-focused ... More


Samoa

Asofou So'o

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:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections held in the Solomon Islands since its independence in 1978. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Solomon political history, outlines the ... More


When the Intervention Fails, Does the Research Still Matter?: Overtaken by Events in Solomon 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/9780520297944.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses a consultancy on property and pollution associated with a legal action representing indigenous landowners against the owners of a gold mine outside Honiara in the Solomon ... More


Introduction

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/9780824838546.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the causes of the violence and unrest that erupted in Solomon Islands between late 1998 and mid-2003, a period known as the Ethnic Tension, from the perspective of ex-militants. ... More


Kastom, Class, and Colonization

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/9780824838546.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides the context for the voices of ex-militants by situating Malaita and Guadalcanal in the socioeconomic and political history of Solomon Islands from the early contact period. It ... More


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

Matthew G. Allen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book offers important new perspectives on the violence and unrest that gripped Solomon Islands between late 1998 and mid-2003, a period known as the Ethnic Tension. Based on in-depth interviews ... More


Un/Civilized Girls, Unruly Poems: Jully Makini (Solomon Islands)

Selina Tusitala Marsh

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that identity can be reclaimed from those who have taken it away and made it foreign, alien to the roots of a culture repressed or reshaped. The discussion revolves around Jully ... More


Continuities and Symmetries

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/9780824838546.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines symmetries and historical continuities in the events and discourses of the Ethnic Tension in Solomon Islands. It highlights salient differences and similarities between the ... 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


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


The State, Resources, Identity, and Conflict

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/9780824838546.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter challenges accounts that link the conflict in Solomon Islands to the greed and criminality of those who participated in it, arguing that they confound our understanding of its ... More


The Smallest Polynesian Island (Kolombangara and Anuta, 1971)

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/9780824853457.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts expeditions made to two distant parts of the Solomon Islands. This journey had two main goals: to seek out sites containing a distinctive kind of pottery called “Lapita,” and to ... More


The Half Century Before

David W. Akin

in Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explains how the Solomon Islands became a new frontier for European labor recruiters. From the mid-1880s into the early twentieth century, Solomon Islanders, especially Malaitans, made ... More


How Peace Operations Work: Power, Legitimacy, and Effectiveness

Jeni Whalan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672189
eISBN:
9780191767968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book proposes a new approach to studying the effectiveness of peace operations. In seeking to uncover how peace operations work, the approach offers five distinctive analytical contributions. ... More


Introduction

David W. Akin

in Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter focuses on Maasina Rule, a political movement that sought to bring about that change in Malaita, and the movement's core ideology, known by the Solomon Islands Pijin term ... More


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