Twenty-five years after independence, Papua New Guinea is beset by social, economic, and political problems: poverty and inequality, a young and expanding population, a stagnant economy, corruption, and rising crime. The state has not only failed to contaPacific Islands Monograph Series
Published in association with the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i
“An innovative and comprehensive contribution” —Journal of the Polynesian Society,
“Das Buch demonstriert exemplarisch die Komplexität und Resistenz vorstaatlicher und vorindustrieller politischer und kultureller Faktoren” —
Author: Dinnen, Sinclair;Sinclair Dinnen
is a fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.