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Tu galala : social change in the Pacific

Author: David Robie
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. ; Annandale, N.S.W. : Bridget Williams Books/Pluto Press Australia, 1992.
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The Pacific is in upheaval -- growing poverty, nuclear testing, independence struggles, militarisation and massive social dislocation are pressing, often intractable issues. In "Tu Galala" (meaning freedom), indigenous and palagi writers describe the impact of these influences on their people. Topics covered include the Bougainville crisis and the environmental impact of mining on indigenous communities in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tu Galala.
Wellington, N.Z. : B. Williams Books ; Annandale, NSW : Pluto Press Australia, 1992
(OCoLC)617355932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robie
ISBN: 0908912145 9780908912148 0949138851 9780949138859
OCLC Number: 29549688
Notes: On order.
Description: 233 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Region --
pt. 2. Case studies.
Responsibility: edited by David Robie.

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The Pacific is in upheaval -- growing poverty, nuclear testing, independence struggles, militarisation and massive social dislocation are pressing, often intractable issues. In "Tu Galala" (meaning freedom), indigenous and palagi writers describe the impact of these influences on their people. Topics covered include the Bougainville crisis and the environmental impact of mining on indigenous communities in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea; hazardous waste dumping and the Johnson Atoll chemical weapons burn off controversy; human rights violations in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and East Timor; "development" in Kanaky/New Caledonia, and tino rangatiratanga in Aotearoa/New Zealand ..."--Back cover.

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