Spring 12(1)


Implementing Treaty Settlements via Indigenous Institutions: Social Justice and Detribalization in New Zealand
Marilyn E Lashley

Fact or Fable? The Consequences of Migration for Educational Achievement and Labor Market Participation
Cluny Macpherson, Richard Bedford, and Paul Spoonley

Reconciling Ethnicity and Nation: Contending Discourses in Fiji’s Constitutional Reform
Robert Norton

Festival Mania, Tourism, and Nation-Building in Fiji: The Case of the Hibiscus Festival, 1956-1970
Claus Bossen

Transforming the Insider-Outsider Perspective: Postcolonial Fiction from the Pacific
Sandra Tawake


The Pacific Islands and the Globalization Agenda
Stewart Firth

Political Reviews

Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 1998 to 30 June 1999
Samuel F McPhetres, Joakim Peter, Donald R Shuster, Julianne M Walsh

Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 1998 to 30 June 1999
Frederic Angleviel, Kerry James, Kelihiano Kalolo, Stephen Levine, Margaret Mutu, Asofou So‘o, Karin von Strokirch

Book and Media Reviews

The Sky Travellers: Journeys in New Guinea 1938-1939, by Bill Gammage
Reviewed by Stewart Firth

My Gun, My Brother: The World of the Papua New Guinea Colonial Police, by August Kituai
Reviewed by Peter Hempenstall

Another Way: The Politics of Constitutional Reform in Post-Coup Fiji, by Brij V Lal
Reviewed by Vijay Naidu

The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders, edited by Donald Denoon with Stewart Firth, Jocelyn Linnekin, Malama Meleisea, and Karen Nero
Reviewed by Jacqueline Leckie

He Served: A Biography of Macu Salato, by Robert C Kiste
Reviewed by Antony Hooper

Imperial Benevolence: Making British Authority in the Pacific Islands, by Jane Samson
Reviewed by Barrie Macdonald

Changing Their Minds: Tradition and Politics in Contemporary Fiji and Tonga, by Rory Ewins
Reviewed by Kerry James

Common Worlds and Single Lives: Constituting Knowledge in Pacific Societies, edited by Verena Keck
Reviewed by Marta Rohatynskyj

Theorizing Self in Samoa: Emotions, Genders, and Sexualities, by Jeannette Marie Mageo
Reviewed by Karen L Ito

Bridging Mental Boundaries in a Postcolonial Microcosm: Identity and Development in Vanuatu, by William F S Miles
Reviewed by Ron Adams

Modern Papua New Guinea, edited by Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi
Reviewed by Kathleen Barlow

After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific, by Nic Maclellan and Jean Chesnaux, and Moruroa and Us: Polynesians’ Experiences during Thirty Years of Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific, by Peter de Vries and Han Seur
Reviewed by David A Chappell  

Bougainville 1988-98: Five Searches for Security in the North Solomons Province of Papua New Guinea, by Karl Claxton
Reviewed by Eugene Ogan

Dreadlocks in Oceania, edited by Sudesh Mishra and Elizabeth Guy
Reviewed by Christina Thompson

Being Ourselves for You: The Global Display of Cultures, by Nick Stanley
Reviewed by Adria Imada

Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey
Reviewed by Sam Low

Lieweila: A Micronesian Story
Reviewed by Peter Black

Kasis Road
Reviewed by Lissant Bolton

Mabo: Life of an Island Man
Reviewed by Sonia Smallacombe

Fall 12(2)

Articles and Dialogue

Terence Wesley-Smith

The Meanings of Work in Contemporary Palau: Policy Implications of Globalization in the Pacific
Karen L Nero, Fermina Brel Murray, and Michael L Burton

Palauans and Guest Workers: An Opinion Paper
Sandra S Pierantozzi

Exporting People: The Philippines and Contract Labor in Palau
Dean Alegado and Gerard Finin

Remaking Footprints: Palauan Migrants in Hawai’i
Isebong Asang

Placing Movers: An Overview of the Asian-Pacific Migration System
Jon Goss and Bruce Lindquist

Niche or Mass Market? The Regional Context of Tourism in Palau
Lonny Carlile

The Japanese Encounter with the South: Japanese Tourists in Palau
Shinji Yamashita

Taiwan’s Foreign Economic Relations with Developing Nations: A Case Study of Its Ties with Palau
Eric Harwit

Eco-consciousness and Development in Palau
Minoru F Ueki


A Selected Bibliography of Economic Development in the Republic of Palau
Jane Barnwell

Political Reviews

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 1999
Stewart Firth

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1999
David A Chappell, Anita Jowitt, Sandra Tarte

Book and Media Reviews

Queen Salote of Tonga: The Story of an Era 1900-1967, by Elizabeth Wood-Ellem
Reviewed by George E Marcus

American Anthropology in Micronesia: An Assessment, edited by Robert C Kiste and Mac Marshall
Reviewed by Michael D Lieber

The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society, edited by Moshe Rapaport
Reviewed by Tim Bayliss-Smith

Fiji in Transition: Research Papers of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission, volume 1, and Fiji and the World: Research Papers of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission, volume 2, edited by Brij V Lal and Tomasi R Vakatora
Reviewed by Robbie Robertson

An Introduction to the Anthropology of Melanesia: Culture and Tradition, by Paul Sillitoe
Reviewed by Helen Johnson

The Magical Body: Power, Fame and Meaning in a Melanesian Society, by Richard Eves
Reviewed by Jane Fajans

Cultures of Secrecy: Reinventing Race in Bush Kaliai Cargo Cults, by Andrew Lattas
Reviewed by Joel Robbins

Music at the Borders: Not Drowning, Waving and Their Engagement with Papua New Guinean Culture (1986-96), by Philip Hayward, and Sound Alliances: Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Politics and Popular Music in the Pacific, edited by Philip Hayward
Reviewed by Ian Maxwell

To Labour with the State: The Fiji Public Service Association, by Jacqueline Leckie
Reviewed by Edward D Beechert

Perspectives on the Bird’s Head of Irian Jaya, Indonesia: Proceedings of the Conference, Leiden, 13-17 October 1997, edited by Jelle Miedema, Cecilia Odé, and Rien A C Dam
Reviewed by Chris Ballard

Across the Great Divide: Journeys in History and Anthropology, by Bronwen Douglas
Reviewed by Alice Bullard

Gutsini Posa (Rough Seas), by Regis Stella
Reviewed by Steven Edmund Winduo

Baby No-Eyes, by Patricia Grace
Reviewed by Reina Whaitiri

O Tamaiti (The Children) and Velvet Dreams
Reviewed by Selina Tusitala Marsh

Kava: The Drink of the Gods
Reviewed by Robert Early

Kilim Taem
Reviewed by Lissant Bolton

Selo! Selo! Bigfala Canoe
Reviewed by Lamont Lindstrom