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The traditional knowledge movement in the Pacific Island countries: the challenge of localism

Forsyth, Miranda

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This paper explores the challenge of respecting the local nature of traditional knowledge in two Pacific Islands' regional initiatives. It argues that the embedded nature of traditional knowledge within the social fabric of Pacific Island communities necessitates an approach to regulation that respects existing customary laws and institutions, and contrasts this with the prevailing state-centred approaches. It also unpacks the different agendas behind the ambiguous term 'protection' and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27909
Source: Prometheus
DOI: 10.1080/08109028.2011.629869

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