Vol. 10(1) (May 2015)


Island Studies Journal – ISSN: 1715 – 2593

Vol. 10, No. 1, May 2015


Pages 1 – 2:               Table of Contents

Pages 3 – 6:                Editorial

                                  The tenth volume of Island Studies Journal; and a tribute to one who helped make it happen                                                       Godfrey Baldacchino and collaborators

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Pages 7 – 14:              Special Contribution

                                  Journal of Island Studies: preliminary ideas from 1991, and comments from 2015                                                                    Russell King and discussants         

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Scholarly Articles

Pages 15 – 30:             The Dutch Caribbean municipalities in comparative perspective – Wouter P. Veenendaal

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Pages 31 – 48:             Seychelles, a vulnerable or resilient SIDS? A local perspective – 

                                   Dean Philpot, Tim S. Gray and Selina M. Stead                   

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Pages 49 – 70:            Affordance of landscapes and economic socio-spatial networks in the Quinchao archipelago, Chile:

                                   a contribution to landscape research and island studies.

                                  Carlos Hidalgo, Francisco Ther, Gonzalo Saavedra and Asunción Díaz

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Pages 71 – 90:            Solving problems, the island way: human resourcefulness in action among the islanders of Gozo

                                  Joseph G. Azzopardi

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Pages 91 – 110:         Satisfaction with the quality of life on Croatian small islands: Zlarin, Kaprije and Žirje

                                 Sonja Podgorelec, Margareta Gregurović and Sanja Klempić Bogadi

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Review Essay

Pages 111 – 122:         On the representation of the island in my artwork –  Astrid Nobel

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Book Reviews:

Pages 123 – 136:

Islandology: Geography, rhetoric, politics by Marc Shell. (reviewer: James E. Randall).

Archipelagic modernism: Literature in the Irish and British Isles, 1890-1970 by John Brannigan. (reviewer: Alexandra Campbell).

Hemingway, Cuba, and the Cuban works by Larry Grimes and Bickford Sylvester (Eds.). (reviewer: Sarah Driscoll).

An introduction to the green economy: Science, systems and sustainability by Adrian C. Newton and Elena Cantarello. (reviewer: Graeme Robertson).

Surpassing the sovereign state: The wealth, self-rule and security advantages of partially independent territories by David A. Rezvani. (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino).

Landscape of peace: Mechanisms of social control on Lamotrek Atoll, Micronesia by Kerstin J. S. Werle. (reviewer: Frank R. Thomas).




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