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Integrating indigenous approaches into a 'new subsistence state' : the case of justice and conflict resolution in East Timor

  title={Integrating indigenous approaches into a 'new subsistence state' : the case of justice and conflict resolution in East Timor},
  author={Rod Nixon},
This thesis begins by proposing the typology of the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges typically faced in jurisdictions characterised by subsistence social and economic relations. Defining features of the New Subsistence State include (1) an overwhelmingly subsistence economy corresponding to little or no historical experience of the generation and administration of large surpluses, (2) minimal workforce stratification and labour specialisation… 
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