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Papua New Guinea

Government, Economy and Society

by Stephen Howes, Lekshmi N. Pillai

Papua New Guinea

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Book Description

Papua New Guinea (PNG), a nation of now almost nine million people, continues to evolve and adapt. While there is no shortage of recent data and research on PNG, the two most recent social science volumes on the country were both written more than a decade ago. Since then, much has changed and much has been learnt. What has been missing is a volume that brings together the most recent research and reports on the most recent data. Papua New Guinea: Government, Economy and Society fills that gap.

Written by experts at the University of Papua New Guinea and The Australian National University among others, this book provides up-to-date surveys of critical policy issues for PNG across a range of fields, from elections and politics, decentralisation, and crime and corruption, to PNG's economic trajectory and household living standards, to uneven development, communication and the media. The volume's authors provide an overview of the data collected and research undertaken in these various fields in an engaging and accessible way.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Papua New Guinea ebook for free in PDF format (12.9 MB).

Table of Contents

Part I
Politics and Governance
Chapter 1
Elections and politics
Chapter 2
Decentralisation: A political analysis
Chapter 3
Crime and corruption
Part II
The Economy
Chapter 4
PNG's economic trajectory: The long view
Chapter 5
Have living standards improved in PNG over the last two decades? Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
Part III
Society
Chapter 6
Uneven development and its effects: Livelihoods and urban and rural spaces in Papua New Guinea
Chapter 7
Communication, information and the media

Book Details

Title
Papua New Guinea
Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
ANU Press
Published
2022
Pages
278
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781760465025
ISBN10
176046502X
ISBN13 Digital
9781760465032
ISBN10 Digital
1760465038
PDF Size
12.9 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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