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Globalisation, community development, and Melanesia: The North New Georgia Sustainable Social Forestry and Rural Development Project

Makim, Abigail

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This paper is about globalisation, the state, and community development in Melanesia. The paper draws on the concept of “weak state–strong society” and explores the influence of the Christian churches, non-government organisations, and kastom in shaping development and social change in a Melanesian society. The paper takes Solomon Islands as its focus and a case study is made of the North New Georgia Sustainable Social Forestry and Rural Development Project – a re-afforestation program...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2002
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/41838

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