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Transport and development : inter-island shipping in Vanuatu

Dunbar, Anne C


This thesis examines some of the relationships between ownership and control of transport resources and the evolution of the national space-economy. It is argued that, by controlling transport (through routeing, vehicle/vessel ownership, pricing and other restrictive measures), individuals or groups of individuals can control the accessibility of others to social and economic opportunities. The conventional view of transport as a 'neutral' or 'passive' infrastructural element, neatly...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d73973810863


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