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DP2017/5 New Pathways Across Old Terrain? SSGM Research on Resources, Conflict and Justice

Melanesia is characterised by complex interactions among land and natural resource uses, legal and political institutions, and interest groups.

Justice Delivered Locally in Rural Solomon Islands

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

The Writing of Community By-Laws and Constitutions in Melanesia: Who? Why? Where? How?

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

Overcoming Operational Constraints in Papua New Guinea's Remote Rural Village Courts: A Case Study Legal Innovation: Part 3

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

Preventing Violence at Home, Allowing Violence in the Workplace: A Case Study of Security Guards in Papua New Guinea

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?

The Role of Community in an Alternative Mediation Forum in West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea: Legal Innovation Part 2

This In Brief contributes to a discussion of access to justice, and legal practices in Papua New Guinea.

Police Development in Papua New Guinea: The Need for More Innovation

Since the late 1980s, a succession of Australianfunded programs has sought to strengthen the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC).

Greed and Grievance or Scales of Justice?

Why do conflicts over natural resources persist despite increased resource revenue?

Order and the State in Papua New Guinea

Law and order issues feature prominently in public debate in Papua New Guinea.

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