Vol. 7 (1) (May 2012)

Island Studies Journal – ISSN: 1715 – 2593

Vol. 7, No. 1, May 2012


Pages 1 - 2:                 Table of Contents

Scholarly Articles

Thematic Section: European Islands and Current Migrations


Pages 3 - 18:                An Institutional Approach to Bordering in Islands:

The Canary Islands on the African-European Migration Routes

Dirk Godenau

                                       [Abstract] [Full Article PDF]

Pages 19 - 48:              Of Hubs and Hinterlands:

Cyprus as an Insular Space of Overlapping Diasporas

Janine Teerling and Russell King

[Abstract] [Full Article PDF]


Pages 49 - 68:              Recent International and Domestic Migration in the Maltese Archipelago:

                                      An Economic Review

                                      Rose Marie Azzopardi

                                      [Abstract] [Full Article PDF]


Other Articles

Pages 69 - 98:              Islands and Islandness in Rock Music Lyrics

Daniele Mezzana, Aaron Lorenz & Ilan Kelman

[Abstract] [Full Article PDF] [Appendix - XLS File]



Pages 99 - 118:            The Globalization of the Arctic:

Negotiating Sovereignty and Building Communities

in Svalbard, Norway

Adam Grydehøj, Anne Grydehøj and Maria Ackrén

[Abstract] [Full Article PDF]


Pages 119 - 134:          Trumping the Ethnic Card: How Tourism Entrepreneurs

                                        on Rodrigues tackled the 2008 Financial Crisis

Carsten Wergin

[Abstract] [Full Article PDF]

Review Essay

Pages 135 - 146:          The Partition of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands

W. David McIntyre

[Abstract] [Full Article PDF]


Book Reviews:

Pages 147 - 174:         


Islands and Britishness: A Global Perspective by Jodie Matthews & Daniel Travers

(reviewer: Alex Law)


Saving Small Island Developing States: Environmental and Natural Resource Challenges by Shyam Nath, John L. Roberts & Yeti Nisha Madhoo (reviewer: Joie Taylor)


Inseln: Geschichte einer Faszination [Islands: The History of a Fascination] by Volkmar Billig (reviewer: Ina Berg)


Islands and Cities in Medieval Myth, Literature and History by Andrea Grafetstätter, Sieglinde Hartmann & James Ogier (reviewer: Matthew Boyd Goldie)


L’Usage de l’Ile [Using the Island] by Nathalie Bernardie-Tahir

(reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino)


Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island by Peter Rudiak-Gould

(reviewer: David Kupferman)


Island Tourism: Sustainable Perspectives by Jack Carlsen and Richard Butler


Disappearing Destinations: Climate Change and Future Challenges for Coastal Tourism by Andrew Jones and Michael Phillips (reviewers: Ilan Kelman and Marianne Karlsson)


Island Futures: Conservation and Development Across the Asia-Pacific Region

by Godfrey Baldacchino & Daniel Niles (reviewer: Kathy Stuart)


Island of Inquiry: Colonization, Seafaring and the Archaeology of Maritime Landscapes by Sue O'Connor, Geoffrey Clark & Foss Leach (reviewer: Ina Berg)


Communication, Culture and Society in Papua New Guinea: Yu Tok Wanem? By Evangelia Papoutsaki, Michael McManus & Patrick Matbob (reviewer: John Cokley)


Education in Small States: Policies and Priorities

by Michael Crossley, Mark Bray & Steve Packer


Tertiary Education in Small States: Planning in the Context of Globalization

by Michaela Martin & Mark Bray (reviewer:  Tavis D. Jules)


The Sea and Englishness in the Middle Ages: Maritime Narratives, Identity and Culture

by Sebastian I. Sobecki (reviewer: Maria Shmygol)


ISSUE BACK COVER (Black & Blue Colour PDF)   


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