Responding to the urbanisation of Melanesia’s populations: a critical 21st century challenge
Bedford, R. (2010). Responding to the urbanisation of Melanesia’s populations: a critical 21st century challenge. Pacific Economic Bulletin, 25(3), 242-244.
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Rowan Callick’s (1993) deliberately provocative ‘doomsday scenario’ for an increasingly impoverished and marginalised Pacific by 2010 was primarily designed to challenge a prevailing tendency at the time towards complacency about medium-term prospects for a region where the great majority of the population remained ruralresident.
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