Topics studied within Pacific Studies include political life, social and economic behaviour, the impact of colonisation, foreign aid, tourism and migration as well as ecological issues.
Study Pacific Studies in any of these qualifications
Papers available within this subject
|Code||Paper Title||Occurrence / Location|
|ANTH300||Culture and Power in the Pacific||18B (Hamilton)|
|This paper examines the cultural logics of different systems of political action, leadership and ideology in Pacific Island societies.|
|ANTH308||Melanesian Ethnography||18A (Hamilton)|
|An overview of the ethnographic work undertaken in Melanesia from the colonial era through to the contemporary. The course covers the central importance of Melanesia to the discipline of anthropology, the vast array of cultural worlds that exist within the area, as well as the approaches and attitudes of particular anthropologists ...|
|ANTH390||Directed Study||18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18S (Hamilton) & 18Y (Hamilton)|
|Open to selected students who, with the approval of the Programme Convenor, undertake an individual programme of study on an anthropological topic, as agreed in discussion between the student and proposed supervisor.|
|MPDV300||Contemporary and Critical Issues in Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Development||18A (Hamilton)|
|A critical engagement of contemporary phenomenon such as ideologies, the market and indigenous development discourses and the transformations this brings to communities.|
Pacific Studies is available as a supporting subject for the BA or BSocSc. Pacific Studies may also be taken as a supporting subject within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.
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