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The Governance of Common Property in the Pacific Region.

CollectionsANU Resources, Environment & Development Group (RE&D)
ANU Press (1965- Present)
Title: The Governance of Common Property in the Pacific Region.
Author(s): Larmour, Peter
Publisher: Canberra, ACT: Resources, Environment & Development (RE&D), The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT: ANU Press
Series/Report no.: Asia-Pacific Environment Monographs (APEM)
Description: 
In a region where mining, forestry, fish and other primary resources are so basic to income, employment and national prosperity, an understanding of rights to land, water and minerals is fundamental. Tenure regimes in the Asia-Pacific region are vastly more diverse and complex than in those of any other part of the world for comparable population numbers. These studies will overcome the simplistic misunderstandings that have obscured understanding in so many instances. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the main patterns of indigenous property rights, particularly those held by corporate groups, in the South Pacific Forum region (Australia, New Zealand and the independent Pacific island nations) plus a valuable comparative chapter on Canada. It explores the relative success and failure of a variety of approaches to the management of these complex systems, and offers insights and suggestions for the amelioration of present and likely future stresses in the systems. It is a valuable contribution to the understanding of both governance and property, and to the effective sociopolitical development of the region.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/146716

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