Migration in Papua New Guinea has developed, over the past
100 years, primarily as a consequence of the migrant labour system
(MLS). The central argument of this thesis is that a resulting
migrant strategy of dual dependence has continued to affect contemporary migration
patterns, promoting the emergence of a peasantry and
hindering greatly the formation of a permanent urban proletariat.
The thesis argues from the outset that an understanding of
internal migration in any Third World...[Show more]
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