Island Studies Journal – Vol. 3, No. 2
November 2008


Scholarly Articles


Review Essays


Book Reviews

  • Pitcairn, Paradise Lost: Uncovering the Dark Secrets of a South Pacific Fantasy Island by Kathy Marks (reviewer: Lisa Fletcher);
  • Claims to Memory: Beyond Slavery and Emancipation in the French Caribbean by Catherine A. Reinhardt (reviewer: William F. S. Miles);
  • Writing on Stone: Scenes from a Maine Island Life by Christina M. Gillis(reviewer: Suzanne Thomas);
  • The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond by John Barker (ed.) (reviewer: Heather Winlow); 
  • Gender, Christianity and Change in Vanuatu: An Analysis of Social Movements in North Ambrym by Annelin Eriksen (reviewer: Wendy Cowling);
  • Islands at the End of the World by Steven R. Fischer and Inventing ‘Easter Island’ by Beverley Haun (reviewer: Grant McCall);
  • Sustainable Development in Small Island Developing States by Janet Strachan and Constance Vigilance (editors) (reviewer: Harvey Armstrong);
  • Mediterranean Islands: A Unique and Comprehensive Guide to the Islands and Islets of the Mediterranean by Charles Arnold (ed.) (reviewer: Chet Van Duzer);
  • Nokonofo Kitea: (We Keep on Living This Way): Myths and Music of Futuna, Vanuatu by Janet Dixon Keller and Kuautonga Takaronga (reviewer: Philip Hayward);
  • Mobility and Place: Enacting Northern European Peripheries by Jorgen Ole Bærenholdt and Brynhild Granås (editors) (reviewer: Martina Tyrrell);
  • Pulling Strings: Policy Insights for Prince Edward Island from Other Sub-National Island Jurisdictions by Godfrey Baldacchino and Kathleen Stuart (editors) (reviewer: G. Edward MacDonald);
  • Asia in the Pacific Islands: Replacing the West by Ron Crocombe (reviewer: Jean Mitchell);
  • Labour Markets in Small Developing States by Andrew S. Downes (ed.) (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino);
  • Isolario by Bartolomeo dalli Sonetti (reviewer: Chet Van Duzer);
  • Cultures of the Lusophone Black Atlantic by Nancy P. Naro, Roger Sansi-Roca and David H. Treece (editors) (reviewer: Anthony Soares).