Journal Article Review of Amin, Watson and Girard (2020). “Mapping Security in the Pacific: A focus on context, gender, and organizational culture”
In this article we review the edited book “Mapping Security in the Pacific: A Focus on Context, Gender, and Organizational Culture” by Sara Amin, Danielle Watson, and Christian Girard. In this article members of the Urban Oceania Reading Group review three chapters of this edited book offering their additional thoughts. Generally, the articles of the… Continue readingAlienation, Beetle-nut, Boe Declaration on Security, Corporate responsibility, COVID-19, Deep Sea Mining, Economic Security, Energy, Fisheries, Fishing Observers, gift economy, Globalization, Human Security, informal insurance, Infrastructure, International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mining, Modernity, Natural Disasters, Pacific Maritime Surveillance Program, PMSP, Police, Poverty, Precariat, Private Maritime Security, Private Military Contractors, Private Security, Remittances, Resource Security, Risk, Safety, Security, Tourism, Trust, uncertainty, Urbanization, Welfare
Journal Article Review of Rousseau, B., & Taylor, J. P. (2012). Kastom Ekonomi and the Subject of Self-Reliance.
This week we discussed Rousseau and Taylor’s (2012) article “Kastom Ekonomi and the Subject of Self-Reliance”. This is a particularly pertinent topic to discuss during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oceanic communities disconnected to the rest of the world due to border shut downs have been turning to the traditional economy to get by. For many (although… Continue readingCash Economy, evaluative dualism, Fiji, gift economy, Informal Settlement, Kastom Economy, Kastom Ekonomi, Modernity, Papua New Guinea, Ralph Regenvanu, relational economy, Self-Reliance, Soicalization of Money, Traditional economy, Vanuatu, Vanuatu National Self Reliance Strategy 2020, Year of the Traditional Economy