Browsing by Author "Goldsmith, Michael"

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  • The case for universal basic income in New Zealand & worldwide

    Goldsmith, Michael; McNeill, Kellie (Pacific Institute of Resource Management (PIRM), 2012)
    Universal Basic Income is a well established concept that can help solve this basic human rights issue. While hunger is often recognised in poorer countries, it is trivialised and hidden in countries like New Zealand, which ...
  • Colonial grievances, justice and reconciliation in the Pacific

    van Meijl, Toon; Goldsmith, Michael (Societe des Oceanistes, 2007)
    The paradox of the decolonization process in the Pacific is that colonial grievances seem to have proliferated in the recent past. Indeed, anticolonial sentiments often seem to be more directly spurred by the process of ...
  • Culture in safety and in danger

    Goldsmith, Michael (Routledge, 2005)
    In late 1999, Michèle Dominy and Laurence Carucci announced a session on ‘critical ethnography’ at the forthcoming conference of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania to be held in Vancouver. The notice came ...
  • Culture, for and against: patterns of "Culturespeak" in New Zealand

    Goldsmith, Michael (The Polynesian Society (Inc), 2003-09-01)
    Culture is invoked not only as a means of justifying redress for discrimination or historical injustice, but also as a standard of accountability by which the upholding of rights (or their suppression) can be measured. ...
  • The evolution of Marshall Sahlins

    Goldsmith, Michael (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005)
    MARSHALL SAHLINS (born 1930), the Charles Grey Distinguished Professor at the University of Chicago, is the highest-profile American anthropologist currently working in the field of Oceania. There is no denying his influence ...