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📒Pacific 2010 ✍ Maree Tait
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📒Pacific 2010 ✍ John Connell
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : Number 14 in the 'Pacific Policy Papers' series, this monograph focuses on urbanisation in the Polynesian states of Tonga, Western Samoa and Tuvalu. Emphasises the need for effective urban management and the provision of an adequate urban infrastructure. Includes a bibliography. John Connell is associate professor in the department of geography, University of Sydney. John P Lea is associate professor in the department of urban and regional planning, University of Sydney.
📒Pacific 2010 ✍ Marion Wybourn Ward
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : One of the monographs in a series which reports on the National Centre for Development Studies project Pacific 2010. Examines the status of women in the Solomon Islands and outlines measures underway to address women's subordination. Issues such as women and education, employment, unemployment, self-employment and work in subsistence agriculture are examined. The author argues that while women make a significant contribution to the growth and development of the economy in the Solomon Islands, sweeping changes are necessary at all levels of government to address the status of women. Includes six tables of figures and a list of references. The author is a consultant who has carried out a number of studies concerning the advancement of women in developing and developed countries and has worked in most South Pacific countries.
📒Pacific 2010 ✍ J. B. Hardaker
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : Part of the 'Pacific 2010' series which focuses on the need to plan for the long term requirements of the island states of the South Pacific. Addresses strategic questions about the longer-term development of Melanesian agriculture in the light of current problems and emerging trends in the environment. Suggests ways of changing agriculture to become a powerful part of Melanesian economies by the year 2010. Includes a bibliography and index. J Brian Hardaker is professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management at the University of New England. Euan Fleming is a lecturer in agricultural economies at the University of New England.
📝Health at a Glance Asia Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : This first edition of Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, and health care expenditure and financing across 27 Asia/Pacific countries.
📒Pacific 2010 ✍ Bob Thistlethwaite
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : Discusses the challenges in establishing policy guidelines for sustainable resource use in Melanesian countries. Presents information about natural resource endowment and usage in Melanesia, Fiji, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and PNG, and recommends strategies for sustainable development. Includes references and an index. Thistlethwaite is a consultant in forestry and environmental policy in the Pacific region. Davis teaches in the faculty of resource science and management at the Southern Cross University.
📒Pacific 2010 ✍ Paul A. McGavin
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : Improvements in labour absorption need not and should not focus on growth in wage jobs. Government policies have tended to focus on expansion of the urban wage jobs in the formal sector. For Pacific island nations as a whole, the resource advantages of land and people are rural. The public policy challenge is to act as a catalyst so that these resources are developed and utilised for human betterment. The main opportunities for expansion in labour utilisation are in the informal sector, and the main policy challenge is to support the calling forth of supply-side development for improved rural production as the soundest base for economic improvement for the majority of the populations in Pacific island nations. This book focuses on the issue of labour resource utilisation in Melanesia, and aims to improve perceptions that economic opportunities can be created by Melanesians in their own places and substantially using their own resources.
📒Economic And Social Survey Of Asia And The Pacific 2010 ✍ United Nations
📝Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : The 2010 edition of the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of economic and social development spanning all economies in this vast and diverse region, the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2010 assesses the critical issues, policy changes and risks that the region faces in the months ahead as it leads the world economy in recovery from a dire recession. It also outlines the elements of a policy agenda for regaining the regions dynamism through inclusive and sustainable growth
📒Pacific 2010 ✍ Ken G. Gannicott
📝Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : Twelfth policy paper in the 'Pacific 2010' series which focuses on the need to plan for the long term needs of the island states of the South Pacific. Provides an overview of women and education in Melanesia and focuses on the value of educating women to improve health, expectation of life and GNP. Includes a bibliography. Ken Gannicott is professor of education at Wollongong University. Beatrice Avalos is professor of education at the University of Papua New Guinea.
📝Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2010 Book Synopsis : The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009 analyzes how three global crises of 2008 Great Recession in developed countries, food and fuel price volatility and climate change - threaten the development in the Asia-Pacific region. The publication also talks about subregional variations in performance and policy responses. It concludes with converging crises and redirecting policies to achieve inclusive and sustainable development, and summarizes the ways to move forward from crisis resilience to crisis resistance.