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R.K. Wilson

R. K. Wilson was Reader in Economic Geography at the University of Melbourne, with a particular interest in Papua New Guinea.

R.K. Wilson reviews 'Practice without Policy: Genesis of local government in Papua New Guinea' by D.M. Fenbury

February–March 1980, no. 18 01 February 1980
This book is about the early stages of the establishment and evolution of native local government councils in Papua New Guinea. The author, David Fenbury, was in charge of the first phase of this undertaking and the objective of his book was to record the early sequence of events. He begins with an overview of the local government system in 1975 in a state of decay even while it was being extended ... (read more)