the contemporary pacific · fall 2003 Wittersheim, following earlier research in New Caledonia, are clearly exercising such a mandate. Their strategy has been to invite experienced scholars from other countries to contribute to the seminars. This fact is a defining characteristic of La tradition et l'État in the sense that, apart from the introduction by the editors, four of the eight articles were written originally in English by North American or European scholars--Bronwen Douglas, Ton Otto, Lissant Bolton, and Jonathan Friedman--and can be considered to be largely syntheses of work already published in that language. In other words, they represent exercises in translation of existing material from one scholarly community to another, thereby nourishing a new and welcome scholarly initiative in France. Douglas (Australia) shares some of her concerns about gender issues in Vanuatu, notably in the context of the contemporary institutions of the Church and the State. Otto (Denmark) explores the different ways in which power is exercised on the island of Baluan, Manus Province. Bolton (United Kingdom) reflects on the role of radio in redefining kastom in Vanuatu. Friedman (Sweden and France) is alone in moving beyond the confines of Melanesia to explore the oftentimes tense
The Contemporary Pacific – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Aug 7, 2003
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera