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Migration and Development in the Pacific Islands

Reflections on Recent Trends and Issues
  • Richard Bedford

Abstract

Twenty-five years ago, at the time of the first Foreign Policy School, I was completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and History at the University of Auckland. Population change in the Pacific islands was a topical issue at the time; the Professor of Geography, Kenneth Cumberland, had been a strong advocate for some years of a more active interest among academics at the University as well as politicians in Wellington in what he saw as the impending pressure of population on land and resources in small island territories.

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International Migration Cook Island Pacific Country Pacific Island Country Pacific Population 
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© Ramesh Chandra Thakur 1991

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