'Grassroots', 'Elites' and the New 'Working Class' of Papua New Guinea
PNG is often imagined to be a country divided into 'grassroots' and 'elites'. However, this paper explores the position of the middle class, or 'working class' in the contemporary PNG idiom, and argues that this important group is deserving of more sustained attention and should not simply be dismissed as an 'out of touch' urban elite.
|Collections||ANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program|
|Access Rights:||Open Access|
|SSGM_IB_2014_6_0.pdf||237.32 kB||Adobe PDF|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.