4 edition of Race and politics in Fiji found in the catalog.
Race and politics in Fiji
Robert Edward Norton
by University of Queensland Press, Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services in St Lucia, Qld., Australia, Portland, Or
Includes bibliographical references (p. -207) and index.
|LC Classifications||DU600 .N67 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 212 p. :|
|Number of Pages||212|
|LC Control Number||90191308|
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ROBERT NORTON RACE AND POLITICS IN RACE AND POLITICS IN FIJI Robert Norton is a senior lecturer in Anthropology and Comparative Sociology in the School of Behavioural Sciences at Macquarie University. He has been a student of Fiji's political development since Race obviously is a crucial factor in the analysis of the politics of Fiji, but the problem is aggravated by vested interests to fulfill their own objectives. Slogans like "Fiji for the Fijians" and threat to land are used to exacerbate the already existing problems.
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Get this from a library. Race and politics in Fiji. [Robert Edward Norton] -- "This extensively revised edition of "Race and politics in Fiji", first published in is the most comprehensive sociological study available of the development of Fiji as a national society.
Robert Norton’s Race and Politics in Fiji, first published indrew upon the author’s fieldwork in Fiji to develop the first serious and sustained study of politics in exercise in political anthropology, its essential argument remains much the same: the author sought to understand how political accommodation was achieved in Fiji despite deep ethnic and social by: Race and politics in Fiji.
Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press ; Hemel Hempstead, Eng.: distributed by Prentice-Hall International, (OCoLC) His book is recommended as one of the most considered and reliable accounts among the many now available on the first coup d'etat in the Pacific Islands.
(Robert Norton American Anthropologist) The book, Fiji, Race and Politics in an Island State is excellent reading material for those who want to find out what went wrong in an island paradise Author: Michael C. Howard. In -- first in May and again in September -- Fiji, which had often been regarded as a model for racial co-existence, surprised the rest of the world by staging not one but two coups.
Most interpreters of the Fijian political scene saw the events as a result of tension between native Fijians and members of other ethnic groups. Michael Howard argues in this book 1/5(1).
In -- first in May and again in September -- Fiji, which hadoften been regarded as a model for racial co-existence, surprised therest of the world by staging not one but two coups. Most interpretersof the Fijian political scene saw the events as a result of tensionbetween native Fijians and members of other ethnic groups.
MichaelHoward argues in this book that this. Books shelved as fiji: Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost, Fiji by Lance Morcan, Pieces of. A perceptive case study of racial politics in the modern world and a significant new approach to the understanding of the dynamics of a non-western political system, Fiji: Race and Politics in an Island State provides a timely and comprehensive analysis of.
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This paper mainly focuses on racial discrimination in politics. However, some discourse seems to imply that if the discrimination in the political sphere is removed Fiji’s race issues will be cured.
This view is naïve. In order to contextualise the discussion, this paper will also briefly File Size: 48KB. Robert Nortonâ€™s Race and Politics in Fiji, first published indrew upon the authorâ€™s fieldwork in Fiji to develop the first serious and sustained study of politics in Fiji.
An exercise in political anthropology, its essential argument remains much the same: the author sought to. Robert Norton's Race and Politics in Fiji, first published indrew upon the author's fieldwork in Fiji to develop the first serious and sustained study of politics in Fiji. An exercise in political anthropology, it was republished by UQP in.
Fiji (fē´jē) or Viti (vē´tē), officially Republic of Fiji, republic ( est. pop. ,), c.7, sq mi (18, sq km), South Pacific.
Suva is the capital. Land Fiji comprises c islands, of which some are inhabited. Viti Levu, the largest, constitutes half the land area and is the seat of other important islands are Vanua Levu (the second largest), Taveuni, Kadavu.
The Fiji Labor Party attempted to lessen the influence of race in politics by forming a multiracial trade union sponsored party in Led by a doctor from western Fiji, the Fiji Labor Party formed a coalition with the National Federation Party in and fought the election under the banner of "Time for Change.".
Contentious issues. Most of Fiji's political controversies are related to the ethnic fault line that characterises Fijian politics. Fiji is one of the rare countries in the world that officially imposes disabilities on a group that constitutes a large part of the population on the pretended basis of race.
It has caused an exodus of the Indians, who until recently formed a slight majority in Fiji. Fiji is a mixed society religiously with most people being Christian (% of the population in the census) but with sizable Hindu (% of the population in the same census) and Muslim (% of the population also in the same census) minorities.
Religion tends to split along ethnic lines with most Indigenous Fijians being Christian and most Indo-Fijians being either Hindu or. Fiji: Race and Politics in an Island State: Michael C. Howard: Books - or: Michael C.
Howard. Fijians (Fijian: iTaukei) are a nation and ethnic group native to Fiji, who speak Fijian and share a common history and culture. Fijians, or iTaukei, are the major indigenous people of the Fiji Islands, and live in an area informally called nous Fijians are believed to have arrived in Fiji from western Melanesia approximately 3, years ago, though the exact origins United Kingdom: over 4, Drawing on a wealth of original sources, including interviews with politicians and activists this book explores the changing contours of the politics of race in the present social and political environment.
The volume seeks to go beyond abstract generalisations in order to develop an account which t. The Constitution of Fiji requires general elections for the House of Representatives to be held at least once every five years.
The last election before Fiji's election was held on 6–13 May Acting President Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi issued a proclamation on 2 March, effective from 27 March, dissolving previous parliamentary term had been due to expire on 1 Registered:.
"This is a smart, incisive, and provocative book that should find a large audience among scholars interested in questions of race and racism. In its clear and unswerving insistence on race as a political category in need of a political history, it represents a strong, original contribution to this most vexed and fraught of subjects."—David A.Experience Race and Politics in Fiji (Pacific Studies series) Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, War at Sea in the Pacific, FIJI Country Studies: A brief, comprehensive study of Fiji Fiji's Heritage: History of Fiji Fiji's Times - A History Of Fiji In Three.Fiji in turmoil as politics of race wins.
John Howard, welcomed the end to the hostage crisis yesterday but said his country was disturbed at Fiji's slide into race-based politics.