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Chapter 1. Urbanisation and Migration: Rapid Change but Enduring Patterns
Chapter 2. Subsistence Realities, Material Dreams: Rural Lives and Livelihoods
Chapter 3. It’s Like We Live in Town Already: Island Social Organisation
Chapter 4. The Everyday Ordinariness of Mobility: Persistent Patterns of Rural Outmigration
Chapter 5. I Just Came to Visit My Kin: The Evolution of Urban Permanence
Chapter 6. Friends, Lovers and Stranger Danger: Urban Social Worlds
Chapter 7. Living on Money: Urban Economic Life

Conclusion. Fluidity and Flexibility: A Generation of Paamese Migration and Urban Experiences


If Everyone Returned, The Island Would Sink

Urbanisation and Migration in Vanuatu

Kirstie Petrou

214 pages, 36 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-621-0 Hb Published (February 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-622-7 eBook