Researching Pacific and indigenous peoples issues and perspectives edited by Tupeni L. Baba ... [et al.]Publication details: [Auckland, N.Z.] Centre for Pacific Studies, The University of Auckland c2004Description: 210 p. 21 cmISBN: 0908959079 (pbk.)Other title: Researching the Pacific and indigenous peoples [Cover title]Subject(s): Indigenous peoples -- Oceania -- Research | Research -- Methodology | Research -- Moral and ethical aspects | Pacific Islanders | Oceania -- ResearchDDC classification: 305.8994
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"The collection of papers in the book were either presented at the Inaugural Pacific Islands Postgraduate Symposium, which was held at the University of Auckland on September 12-14, 2002, or have been written folowing the Symposium by Måaori and Pacific scholars at the invitation of the Editors"--Introd.
Includes bibliographical references.
Pt 1. Indigneous research and methodological issues -- Building research capability in the Pacific, for the Pacific and by Pacific peoples / Linda Tuhiwai Smith -- Research and Pacific indigenous peoples: silenced pasts and challenged futures / Unaisi Nabobo-Baba -- Koloa Tukufakaholo: some research issues and challenges involving the management of Tonga's cultural heritage / Kolokesa U Mahina -- Making philosophical sense of indigenous Pacific research / Kabini F Sanga -- Pt 2. Language and cultural issues -- Researching the Pacific / Margaret Mutu -- Place to stand / Melenaite Taumoefolau -- Neuro-rehabilitation across cultures: the impact of traumatuc brain injury on Maori and Pacific peoples: a discussion paper / Monique Faleafa -- Pacific Island people in the midst of a legal concept: provocation, physical discipline and the reasonable man, reasonable person, or the ordinary New Zealander / Malia Talakai -- Art as tåa-våa 'time space' transformation / Okusitino Måahina -- Pt 3. Pacific research issues -- Pacific and indigenous research: beyond bondage and patronage / Tupeni Baba -- Why girls don't do Physics: the Fiji experience / Lorraine L Evening -- Perceptions of democracy in Papua New Guinea: the electoral process / Alphonse Gelu -- Critical Tongan perspective on the notion of 'study clinics' / Limitåa Manu'atu and Tangiwai Mere Appleton Kepa -- On the inside: narratives from the 'frontline' / Nuhisifa Williams -- Inside story: handling research on language practices in Tonga / Siosi'ana 'Ungatea Fonua -- In search of a culturally appropriate approach to research: a Samoan case / Tipene Filipo -- Issues and challenges in Pacific research: some critical comments / 'Okusitino Måahina -- Ongoing issues Issue of Pacific past and future: a challenge for Pacific students and academics in the present / 'Okusitino Måahina and Unaisi Nabobo-Baba.