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Agency and the « Avatar » narrative at the Porgera gold mine, Papua New Guinea

Burton, John


The Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea is a subject of contention in the international development community. Anthropologists are among a range of scholars who have investigated community-mine relations since 1981, as solo postgraduate students, as leaders of university research teams, as members of social impact assessment teams, and as members of an oversight body. Recently, in a leading journal, the ngo activist Catherine Coumans accused the anthropologists who have taken on advisory or...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Societe des Oceanistes (Journal de la societe des oceanistes/Journal societe des oceanistes)
DOI: .4000/jso.7118


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