Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Insecurity in the Southern Highlands: the nature, triggers and consequences of violence in Hela region

Kopi, Michelle; Hinton, Rachael; Robinson, Sarah; Maiap, Sylvia; Guman, Yanny

Description

"Violence is widely perceived to be a serious problem in Papua New Guinea (PNG), but there is substantial geographical variation and data is limited on the nature and causes of violence. There is some evidence to suggest that violent trauma is a leading cause of injury and death in PNG, and in some parts of the Highlands provinces, trauma is the leading cause of death amongst adults and a large proportion of injuries are intentionally inflicted ..." - page 1

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9878
Source: State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) discussion paper series

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Kopi_InsecuritySouthern2011.pdf574.88 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator