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Openings in the body of 'capitalism': capital flows and diverse economic possibilities in Kiribati

Pretes, Michael; Gibson, Katherine


Much of the post-development agenda is concerned with decoupling Eurocentric imaginings of development from development practices in 'remote' regions and exploring new forms of economy that can enhance local well-being. In the South Pacific (and elsewhere), small peripheral economies have confronted globalisation in varying ways. Some places, such as the Micronesian island state of Kiribati, have engaged directly with the global economy by investing capital generated locally in international...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2008.00385.x


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