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The cultural organisation of social difference and relatedness at the border between Australia and Papua New Guinea

Murphy, Kevin Michael


This thesis analyses the field of social relations affected by the international border between Australia and Papua New Guinea, focussed primarily on the people from the Papua New Guinea side. The location of the border and conditions for interaction across it are set down in the Torres Strait Treaty, which contains provisions allowing people defined as “traditional inhabitants” of the border region “free movement” across the border when they...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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