Examining the politics of each Pacific Island state and territory, this well-researched volume discusses historical background and colonial experience, constitutional framework, political institutions, political parties, elections and electoral systems, and problems and prospects. Pacific Island countries and territories included are the original seven member states—New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Nauru, and the Cook Islands—along with all the new member states and organizations. A wide-ranging political survey, this comprehensive and completely up to date reference will appeal to Pacific peoples and anyone with an interest in politics.
Victoria University Press; June 2016
- ISBN 9781776560264
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Pacific Ways
- Author: Stephen Levine (ed.)
Imprint: Victoria University Press
About The Author
Stephen Levine is a professor of political science at Victoria University of Wellington and the founder of the university's school of history, philosophy, political science, and international relations. He is founder of Victoria University's honors-level parliamentary internship program and is overall coordinator for the honors program in political science and international relations.