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What's in the News? Urban Issues in Solomon Star Online Reporting, 2014-2016

Carpenter, Jessica


One of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the South Pacific is rapid urbanisation, and Solomon Islands faces some of the most pressing urban growth stresses in the region. Its urban population is increasing at around 4.4 percent, almost twice the rate of national population growth — a tempo that will double urban dwellers in less than 17 years (Keen & Barbara 2015). As part of a broader study of urbanisation in Honiara, this In-Brief examines online urban news articles from July...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2016
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f2007dbcb1da
Access Rights: Open Access


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