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Property rights and climate migration: Adaptive governance in the South Pacific

Fitzpatrick, Daniel; Monson, Rebecca


How would a polycentric property system react to mass movements of people caused by escalating climate change? Drawing on multidisciplinary perspectives, the article suggests an analytical frame for polycentric property system responses to climate migration. The case study is Solomon Islands, a South Pacific state with high levels of environmental vulnerability, where people draw on various governance mechanisms to secure proprietary relationships with land. These governance mechanisms not only...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Regulation & Governance
DOI: 10.1111/rego.12365


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