Political Science 322
Usually offered at BYUH every Winter Semester.
Course Description and Objectives
This course examines the governments and politics of the
island societies of Oceania by surveying current issues. The
course is designed to provide an introduction to all Pacific
Islands microstates and territories and it highlights national
and regional approaches to existing problems.
Required Texts, Sources and/or Recommended Readings: (Selective and subject to change each year).
Alailima, Fay et al. (1994). New Politics in the Pacific. Suva: IPS.
Cole, R. V & Tambunlertchai, S. (Eds.)(1993). Pacific Islands at the Crossroads? Aust: APDC/NCDS.
Crocombe, Ron. (1989). The South Pacific. Longman Paul.
Crocombe, Ron et al. (1988). Micronesian Politics. Suva: IPS/USP.
Douglas, Norman & Ngaire. (1995). Pacific Islands Yearbook. Angus and Robertson.
Fairburn, Teo et al. The Pacific Islands Politics, Economics and International Relations. Hawaii: EWC.
Howe, K.R., Kiste, R.C., & Lal, B.V. (Eds.)(1994). Tides of History. Australia: UH Press.
Jonassen, Jon Tikivanotau. (Producer). (1995). Akamarokura: the Investiture of Mere maraea Makea Nui Ariki. Videotape. Hawaii: BYUH.
NZ Govt. (1986). Atlas of the South Pacific 2nd ed. Wellington: Govt Printing Office.
Robertson, D. (Edit.). (1995). Pacific Studies.
Selected issues. Hawaii: IPS/BYU.
[Subject: Political Science]
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