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The inexorable rise of private security in Papua New Guinea

Dinnen, Sinclair


The growth of private security is a global phenomenon, with the fastest expansion in recent years taking place in the developing world. Worth around US$165 billion worldwide in 2009, the industry is set to reach an estimated US$267 billion in 2018 (WSS 2016). While there is limited data available, Pacific Island countries appear to be conforming to the larger international pattern of private security vehicles, uniformed personnel, guard dogs and company logos. The industry has become a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Development Bulletin (Canberra)
Access Rights: Open Access


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