Papua New Guinea: The Struggle for Development

Papua New Guinea: The Struggle for Development

by John Connell
     
 

Papua New Guinea is the first book to explore the economic development of this socially complex, rapidly changing nation. Subjects discussed include:

• rapid economic growth and political conflict

• civil war on the island of Bougainville

• population growth and urbanisation

• mining: gold, copper and environmental

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Overview

Papua New Guinea is the first book to explore the economic development of this socially complex, rapidly changing nation. Subjects discussed include:

• rapid economic growth and political conflict

• civil war on the island of Bougainville

• population growth and urbanisation

• mining: gold, copper and environmental conflicts

• uneven development and social divisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415054010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/11/1997
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia Series
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Notes and abbreviations
Preface
1Introduction: Papua New Guinea in the international economy1
2The constraints of late development9
3Subsistence and survival42
4An agricultural economy?56
5Fish, forests and sustainable development93
6Mining: the source of economic growth121
7Mobile Melanesians? Population growth and migration167
8Urbanisation, urban life and the urban economy187
9Uneven development221
10The political economy of development274
11Conclusion: neither growth nor development302
Bibliography318
Index348

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