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Legal Aspects of Customary Land Administration in Solomon Islands
Prior to colonisation the usage and ownership of customary land was regulated by custom. Custom was the source of law that determined how customary land was administered. However, since 1893, whenExpand
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Climate-related displacement and options for resettlement in Solomon Islands
Although the Pacific Island countries are often overlooked in global debates about customary land tenure, discussions among Solomon Islanders about customary land tenure provide insight into a rangeExpand
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Urban Land in Solomon Islands: Powers of Exclusion and Counter-Exclusion
In the middle of 2017 I finally fulfilled my longstanding ambition of getting a job at the University of the South Pacific (USP). Balancing family and working life is never straightforward, but inExpand
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Urban Land in Honiara: Strategies and Rights to the City
ABSTRACT Urban Honiara is increasingly a space in which the poor and even the ‘middle class’ are excluded from both market and regulatory orders. This paper discusses the strategies that urbanExpand
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The Culture of Agreement Making in Solomon Islands
Current growing interest in mining in Solomon Islands warrants critical reflection on the centrality of natural resources in the post-colonial formation of state-society interactions, in particular,Expand
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Conflict and 'Transition'
Customary land in Pacific Island countries