Island Studies Journal - Vol. 4, No. 1 (May 2009)


Island Studies Journal - Vol. 4, No. 1, May 2009




Scholarly Articles:


Pages 3 - 24: Ecotourism, in Dominica: Studying the Potential for Economic Development, Environmental Protection and Cultural Conservation


Pages 25 - 42: Whose Bay Street? Competing Narratives of Nassau's City Centre
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Pages 43 - 52: Organizations as Designed Islands

Pasquale Gagliardi

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Pages 53 - 84: Geography, Islands and Migration in an Era of Global Mobility


Russell King


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Pages 85 - 98: Islands of Astronomy

Godfrey Baldacchino and Alexander Gatt
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Pages 99 - 100: China and USA in the Pacific and the Caribbean: Whose Incursion, Whose Territory? A Brief Rejoinder to McElroy and Bai

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Book Reviews:

Pages 100 - 118 [Full Book Reviews Section PDF]




Pathways to the Present: US Development and its Consequences in the Pacific by Mansel G. Blackford (reviewer: Peter Larmour);
The Right to Self-Determination and Post-Colonial Governance: The Case of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba by Steven Hillebrink (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino);

Sustainable Development, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2006 - special issue on Small Islands and Territories - Sustainable Development Issues and Strategies by Calbert H. Douglas (guest editor) (reviewer: William James Smith Jr.);

The Case for Non-Sovereignty: Lessons from Sub-National Island Jurisdictions by Godfrey Baldacchino and David Milne (editors) (reviewer: Tony Gallienne);

Ruling the Waves: Emperor Maximilian I, the Search for Islands and the Transformation of the European World Picture c. 1500 by Harald Kleinschmidt (reviewer: Chet Van Duzer);

Guernsey in the 21st Century: A View from the First Decade by Tony Gallienne
(reviewer: Trevor Wakefield);

Island Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for Okinawa and other Pacific Islands in a Globalized World by Hiroshi Kakazu
(reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino);


Peoples of the Pacific: A History of Oceania to 1870 by Paul D'Arcy (editor); (reviewer: Frank R. Thomas).




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