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Title Australia's arc of instability [electronic resource] : the political and cultural dynamics of regional security / edited by Dennis Rumley, Vivian Louis Forbes and Christopher Griffin.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xx, 323 p.) : maps.
Series The geojournal library ; v. 82
Geojournal library ; v. 82.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The emergence of Australia's arc of instability / Dennis Rumley -- Australia's maritime space : conflict and cooperation / Vivian Louis Forbes -- Australia's unauthorized arrivals : security threat or moral responsibility? / Trudy Hoad -- Christmas Island : remote no more / Ee Tiang Heng and Vivian Louis Forbes -- Indonesia and the arc of instability / Bilveer Singh -- East Timor in the arc of instability / James Dunn -- West Papua : Indonesia's 26th province or Australia's new neighbor? / Keith Suter -- Discontents of daily life in the South Pacific / William C. Clarke -- Papua New Guinea : disorderly democracy or dysfunctional state? / Ron May -- Solomon Islands : unity in diversity : the end of a dream? / Trevor H.B. Sofield -- Nauru in the arc of instability: too many degrees of freedom? / Richard Herr and Donald Potter -- Vanuatu 2001-2004 : political will and the containment of unrest / Michael Morgan -- The French geopolitical project in New Caledonia / Dennis Rumley -- Unity, identity, nation building : challenges to Fijian leadership / Christopher Griffin -- Rock of ages : tension underlying stability in Tonga / I.C. Campbell -- Samoa : Australia's Pacific success story? / Penelope Schoeffel and Malama Meleisea.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Social stability -- Australasia.
National security -- Australasia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402038266