Vol. 4, No. 2 (Nov 2009)

Island Studies Journal - Vol. 4, No. 2, November 2009




Scholarly Articles:


Pages 121 - 138: Recontinentalizing Canada: Arctic Ice's Liquid Modernity and the Imagining of a Canadian Archipelago
Pages 139 - 162: Sub-National Island Jurisdictions as Configurations of Jurisdictional Powers and Economic Capacity: Nordic Experiences from Åland, Faroes and Greenland

Agneta Karlsson

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Pages 163 - 182: Island Words, Island Worlds: The Origins and Meanings of Words for 'Islands' in North-West Europe


Owe Ronström

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Pages 183 - 202: At the Intersection of Resident, Research and Recreation Stakeholder Interests: East Maui, Hawai'i, as a Sustainable Tourism Destination

John Cusick


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Pages 203 - 224: Figurations of Islandness in Argentine Culture and Literature: Macedonio Fernández, Leopoldo Marechal and César Aira


Pages 225 - 240: Tourism Changes on a Mediterranean Island: Experiences from Mallorca

Stephen A. Royle 

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 Book Reviews:

Pages 241 - 264 [Full Book Reviews Section PDF]

Contemporary Issues in Manx Culture: Issue 5 of Celtic Cultural Studies. (reviewer: Gary N. Wilson);

Nauru, l’Île dévastée: Comment la civilisation capitaliste a anéanti le pays le plus riche du monde by Luc Folliet. (reviewer: Houchang-Esfandiar Chehabi);

Remote Control: Governance Lessons for and from Small, Insular and Remote Regions by Godfrey Baldacchino, Robert Greenwood and Lawrence Felt (editors). (reviewers: Jean-Paul Arsenault and Dag Anckar);
Emerging Debt Problems of Small States by Dinesh Dodhia (reviewer: Biman C. Prasad);

South Pacific Islands Communication: Regional Perspectives, Local Issues by Evangelia Papoutsaki & Usha S. Harris (editors). (reviewer: Max Quanchi);

The Poetry of Islands / Söyleşi Üç Aylik Şiir Dergisi by Nesrin Eruysal (editor). (reviewer: Heather H. Yeung);

Ultima Thulé: Histoire d'un lieu et genèse d'un mythe by Monique Mund-Dopchie. (reviewer: Chet Van Duzer);

La imagen cartográfica de la isla de Mallorca (siglos XVI y XVII). Un estudio comparativo by Werner-Francisco Bär. (reviewer: Mercedes Delgado Pérez);

Silence of Stone: A Novel of Marguerite de Roberval by Annamarie Beckel. (reviewer: Judith P. Robertson);

Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific by Patrick D. Nunn.  (reviewer: Atholl Anderson).




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