Islands, extraction and violence: Mining and the politics of scale in Island Melanesia – Matthew G. Allen

“When the politics of scale is imbricated with the well-established idea of the island as the paradigmatic setting for territorialising projects, including the nation-state and sub-national jurisdictions, islandness emerges as a potentially powerful variable in the political economic struggles that attend extractive resource enclaves.”

Islands, extraction and violence
Allen, Matthew G. 2017. “Islands, extraction and violence: Mining and the politics of scale in Island Melanesia”, Political Geography 57 : 81-90

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