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Melanesia is characterised by complex interactions among land and natural resource uses, legal and political institutions, and interest groups.
Justice and security are important development goals
for donors such as Australia and a high priority for
poor people around the world. The plural realities of
This In Brief explores a persistent, and perhaps intensifying, trend in parts of Melanesia for communities to write down their own rules and regulations in t
This In Brief considers the role that village courts in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are imagined to play in local-level dispute resolution versus the role they ar
In this In Brief I ask: How do Papua New Guinean men living in violent contexts make sense of messages aimed at preventing violence against women?
This In Brief contributes to a discussion of access to justice, and legal practices in Papua New Guinea.
Since the late 1980s, a succession of Australianfunded programs has sought to strengthen the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).
Why do conflicts over natural resources persist despite increased resource revenue?
Law and order issues feature prominently in public debate in Papua New Guinea.
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