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Introduction: Pacific Futures, Methodological Challenges
Will Rollason

Chapter 1. Imagining the Future: An Existential and Practical Activity
Lisette Josephides

Chapter 2. The Hanging of Buliga: A History of the Future in the Louisiade Archipelago, PNG
Will Rollason

Chapter 3. Why the Future is Selfish and Could Kill: Contraception and the Future of Paama
Craig Lind

Chapter 4. Gambling Futures: Playing the Imminent in Highland Papua New Guinea
Anthony Pickles

Chapter 5. The Future of Christian Critique: Lost Tribes Discourses in Papua New Guinean Publics
Courtney Handman

Chapter 6. A Cursed Past and a Prosperous Future in Vanuatu: a Comparison of Different Conceptions of Self and Healing
Annelin Eriksen

Chapter 7. Chiefs for the Future? Roles of Traditional Titleholders in the Cook Islands
Arno Pascht

Chapter 8. A Coup-Less Future for Fiji? Between Rhetoric and Political Reality
Dominik Schieder

Chapter 9. The Devouring of the Placenta: The Crisscrossing and Confluence of Cosmological, Geomorphological, Ecological, and Economic Cycles of Destruction and Repair in Ruatoria, Aotearoa/New Zealand
Dave Robinson

Chapter 10. The Human Face of Climate Change: Notes from Rotuma and Tuvalu
Vilsoni Hereniko

List of Contributors

Pacific Futures

Projects, Politics and Interests

Edited by Will Rollason

256 pages, 2 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-350-5 Hb Published (July 2014)

eISBN 978-1-78238-351-2 eBook