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Ethnic conflict, income inequity and growth in independent Fiji

Chand, Satish


Ethnic conflict in Fiji has been on the rise. The riots in Suva in September 1987 were racially motivated as were a number of criminal activities since then. The 1990 Fiji Constitution and the debate following the two coups of 1987 have brought the race issue to the forefront in a number of policy discussions in the country.1 The current debates over land tenure and the constitution are heavily flavoured with racial connotations. Despite the significance of race as an issue in Fiji, the local...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f20014081208
Access Rights: Open Access


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