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Introduction: Communities Acting for Sustainability in the Pacific Special Issue

Journal Article


Abstract


  • This special issue of PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies emerged

    from discussions about the need to focus research on the diversity of the Pacific and the

    sustainability of Pacific peoples and communities for future generations. The issue brings

    together articles by researchers from Australia and New Caledonia with interests in

    sustainability from the disciplines of linguistics, cultural studies, social science and history

    in and across the Pacific region. The papers are drawn primarily from presentations at a

    symposium on ‘Pacific communities acting for sustainability,’ held at the University of

    Wollongong in July 2016, which involved academics from Australia and New Caledonia.

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Bissoonauth, A. & Ward, R. (2017). Introduction: Communities Acting for Sustainability in the Pacific Special Issue. Portal: journal of multidisciplinary international studies, 14 (2), 1-5.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85031406610

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 14

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • This special issue of PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies emerged

    from discussions about the need to focus research on the diversity of the Pacific and the

    sustainability of Pacific peoples and communities for future generations. The issue brings

    together articles by researchers from Australia and New Caledonia with interests in

    sustainability from the disciplines of linguistics, cultural studies, social science and history

    in and across the Pacific region. The papers are drawn primarily from presentations at a

    symposium on ‘Pacific communities acting for sustainability,’ held at the University of

    Wollongong in July 2016, which involved academics from Australia and New Caledonia.

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Bissoonauth, A. & Ward, R. (2017). Introduction: Communities Acting for Sustainability in the Pacific Special Issue. Portal: journal of multidisciplinary international studies, 14 (2), 1-5.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85031406610

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 14

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Australia