Weak states and other nationalisms: emerging Melanesian paradigms?
As an anthropological historian rather than a political scientist, my understanding of the constructs “nation”, “state”, their hybrid, “nation state”, and their ideology, “nationalism” is always historicised and draws on recent anthropological theory, as well as specific ethnohistorical research in the new states and remaining colonies of Melanesia. In terms of my work as a fellow in the Australian National University’s State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, this means that I do...[Show more]
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