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Prisons and HIV in Papua New Guinea

Law, Greg; Dinnen, Sinclair


The modern prison system in PNG has a relatively short history. For much of the colonial period the imprisonment of offenders, usually for short periods, was administered as an integral part of the larger system of �native administration�. Prisons were viewed by colonial officials as educational institutions in which prisoners learned about the ways of the Europeans and acquired respect for the authority of the colonial government. �Education� consisted primarily of physical labour and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
ANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Source: Civic Insecurity: Law, Order and HIV in Papua New Guinea
Book Title: Civic Insecurity: Law, Order and HIV in Papua New Guinea
DOI: 10.22459/CI.12.2010.08
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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