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Political integrity in Papua New Guinea and the search for stability

CollectionsPacific Economic Bulletin (1991-2010)
Title: Political integrity in Papua New Guinea and the search for stability
Author(s): Baker, Louise
Publisher: Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University
Asia Pacific Press
Description: 
Now 30 years into independence, Papua New Guinea often faces crises in governance. Although it has maintained a record of unbroken democratic government, the country?s political system has evolved in quite dysfunctional ways to the extent that problems of governance, economic hardship and social despair are threatening the regime?s continued legitimacy. This article analyses the attempt by Papua New Guinea to ?engineer? the development of a stable system of parties and executive government through the introduction of the Organic Law on the Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/157766
ISSN: 1834-9455 (online)
0817-8038 (print)

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