Pacific Islands Policy

 

Pacific Islands Policy examines critical issues, problems, and opportunities that are relevant to the Pacific Islands region. The series is intended to influence the policy process, affect how people understand a range of contemporary Pacific issues, and help fashion solutions. A central aim of the series is to encourage scholarly analysis of economic, political, social, and cultural issues in a manner that will advance common understanding of current challenges and policy responses.

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  • Wesley-Smith, Terence (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2007)
    In this policy paper, Terence Wesley-Smith explores strategic, political, and economic dimensions of Beijing's heightened interest in Oceania. He challenges the disingenuous threat discourse pervading the existing literature, ...
  • Chasek, Pamela S. (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2010)
    Popular literature and the entertainment industry commonly portray the Pacific Islands as a homogeneous, tropical, and timeless Eden where life is leisurely and free from care and the problems of the twenty-first century. ...
  • Levine, Victor (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2013)
    Victor Levine asks a fundamental question of increasing importance to a globalizing region: How can Pacific Island states provide decent public education to their children? Based on broad international experience, he ...
  • Larmour, Peter (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2008)
    In this paper Peter Larmour analyzes the vices and virtues of anti-corruption campaigns, and in particular how Fiji's military government under Commander Voreqe "Frank" Bainimarama approached the issue of corruption during ...
  • Hezel, Francis X. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2006)
    Francis X. Hezel has long been concerned with economic development in the Micronesian Islands that are in association with the United States. In particular, his analysis focuses on the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) ...
  • Hezel, Francis X. (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2013)
    Is rising emigration proof of a Pacific Island nation’s failure to fulfill its economic promise and provide the jobs that its citizens seek in a modernized society? Or is it a legitimate alternative development strategy ...
  • Hezel, Francis X. (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2012)
    In an earlier issue of Pacific Islands Policy, Francis X. Hezel, SJ, examined the economic performance of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands before and after independence. ...
  • MacDonald, Rosita (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2008)
    Rosita MacDonald examines the challenges facing the law and justice reform partnership between Australia and its former colony Papua New Guinea (PNG). Serious safety and security issues confront PNG, with the incidence of ...
  • Stayman, Allen P. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2009)
    As a large continental power the United States has embraced a pragmatic and flexible approach to building stable relations with remote Island jurisdictions--each with its own unique history, culture, and economic potential. ...

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