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"We only Get the Daylight Hours": Gender, Fear and 'Freedom' in Urban Papua New Guinea

Spark, Ceridwen


Traditional discussions of security are state-centric and ignore individual experience. Presenting a counter-perspective, this article extends existing literature about violence and insecurity by representing the perspectives of those for whom security is a daily concern: young educated Papua New Guinean women living in Papua New Guinea�s towns and cities. Drawing on thirty interviews conducted between 2007 and 2013, I explore how young women in Port Moresby and Goroka talk about violence and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Security Challenges
Access Rights: Open Access


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