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Pacific seasonal workers: Learning from the contrasting temporary migration outcomes in Australian and New Zealand horticulture

“Crowding out” is a widely accepted claim in migration analysis, which posits that the preference of profit‐maximising employers for irregular and...

The Pacific islands in the twenty‐first century

Editorial for the APPS Special Issue The Pacific islands in the twenty-first century

What's in a term? “Green growth” and the “blue‐green economy” in the Pacific islands

The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐green economy,” have gained considerable traction...

Solutions to poor service delivery in Papua New Guinea

The paper discusses the problems that have plagued service delivery in Papua New Guinea—both over the long term and with the rollout of the District...

Transformative mobilities in the Pacific: Promoting adaptation and development in a changing climate

Climate change is affecting Pacific life in significant and complex ways. Human mobility is shaped by climate change and is increasingly positioned by...

Tourism in Pacific island countries: a status quo round‐up

In the 21st century, Pacific island countries (PICs) continue to leverage for tourism the attributes that have imbued them, including appeals to their...

France and the Blue Pacific

Under the concept of the ‘Blue Pacific’, island nations are placing increased priority on the oceans, seeking to integrate policy on climate change,...

The clientelism trap in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, and its impact on aid policy

Clientelism is a central feature of politics in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Most voters vote in search of personalized or localized benefit, and...

Women's representation and electoral system reform in Papua New Guinea: the limitations of limited preferential voting

Papua New Guinea moved to a limited preferential voting (LPV) system prior to the 2007 national election. The shift from first‐past‐the‐post to...

Labour mobility in the PACER Plus

Since the commencement of the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus negotiations in 2009, the Pacific Forum Island Countries have maintained...

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Updated:  25 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  Editorial office