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Good governance, administrative reform and socioeconomic realities: A South Pacific perspective

Ray, Binayak


This paper examines good governance and administrative reform issues in 12 South Pacific Island countries. The paper concludes that to be effective, reform measures must specifically relate to the country’s geography, history, society and economy, and should not blindly follow other countries. Pacific Island countries vary is size: the smallest, Nauru, and the largest, Papua New Guinea, have total land areas of 21 and 453,000 square kilometres respectively. Pacific Islands are different from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 1998
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f2001a169827
Access Rights: Open Access


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