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by Asesela Ravuvu

  • Author: Asesela Ravuvu
  • ISBN: 9822270011
  • ISBN13: 978-9822270013
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Politics & Government
  • Publisher: Reader Pub. House (January 1, 1999)
  • Pages: 106
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The facade of democracy: Fijian struggles for political control, 1830-1987 ePub download

Asesela Ravuvu (10 May 1931 - 11 March 2008) was a Fijian academic and political leader.

Asesela Ravuvu (10 May 1931 - 11 March 2008) was a Fijian academic and political leader. The Director of Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific, Professor Ravuvu was appointed to the Fijian Senate by the Great Council of Chiefs in 2001, to one of the 14 Senate seats (out of 32 in total) allocated to the Great Council. As of September 2005, he held the position of Leader of the House in the Senate, but retired from this body in 2006.

The Façade of Democracy: Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1830-1987 by Asesela Ravuvu; Fiji: Race and Politics in an Island State by Michael C. Howard; The Failure of Democratic Politics in Fiji by Stephanie Lawson. The Façade of Democracy: Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1830-1987 by Asesela Ravuvu; Fiji: Race and Politics in an Island State by Michael C. Howard; The Failure of Democratic Politics in Fiji by Stephanie Lawson (pp. 172-175).

Ravuvu, Asesela, The Facade of Democracy: Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1930–1987, Suva, 1991. Ropoke, Elizabeth, South Pacific Journal of Mission Studies, xiv (1992). Rosi,, ‘Papua New Guinea’s New Parliament House: A Contested National Symbol’, The Contemporary Pacific 3: 2 (1991). Wagner, Roy, ‘The Talk of Koriki: A Daribi Contact Cult’, Social Analysis 46 (1979). Waitangi Tribunal, ‘Muriwhenua Fishing Report’, Wellington, 1988. Ward, R. Gerard, ‘Native Fijian Villages: A Questionable Future’, in Taylor, M. (e., Fiji: Future Imperfect, Sydney, 1987.

Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1830-1987. 13 Rabuka actually mounted two coups. The second, in September 1987 resulting in Fiji severing its ties with the British monarchy, declaring itself a Republic, and being removed from the Commonwealth. Suva, Reader Publishing House. 5 Kelly, J. D. and M. Kaplan (2001). 14 The response of the Labour Party to the 1990 constitution is outlined in: Fiji Labour Party and National Federation Party Coalition (1991).

8) A Ravuvu, The Facade of Democracy, Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1830-1987, Suva, 1991. 10) La Dépêche de Tahiti, Papeete, 14 August 2003. 2) Tahiti Pacifique Magazine, Tahiti, August 2003. 3) Reported in Les Nouvelles de Tahiti, Papeete, 23 April 2004. 4) During the 1980s at least 33% of the budget of most Pacific nations came from foreign aid - for half the countries it was 66%, according to Ian Campbell and Jean-Paul Latouche, Les Insulaires du Pacifique, PUF, Paris, 2001. 5) President Chirac made this commitment during a visit to Oceania in July 2003.

University of Hawai'i Press Center for Pacific Islands Studies. Citation: Lal, Brij V. 1993. The Contemporary Pacific 5 (1): 172-75.

16 Asesela Ravuvu, The Façade of Democracy: Fijian Struggles for Political Control, 1830-1987 (Suva: Reader Publishing House, 1991), p 87. Peter Larmour, ‘ A Foreign Flower? Democracy in the South Pacific,’ Pacific Studies 17, no. 1 (1994). P Huntington, The Third Wave:Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991)