Vol. 10(2) (Nov 2015)

Island Studies Journal – ISSN: 1715 – 2593

Vol. 10, No. 2, November 2015


Pages 137 - 138:  Table of Contents

Special Scholarly Article:

Pages 139 - 162:       A critical analysis of the impact of Island Studies Journal: retrospect and prospect - Elaine Stratford  [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Scholarly Articles

Pages 163 - 180:  The Minquiers and Écréhous in spatial context: contemporary issues and cross perspectives on border islands, reefs and rocks - Christian Fleury & Henry Johnson [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Pages 181 - 196: Futures, fakes and discourses of the gigantic and miniature in ‘The World’ islands, DubaiPamila Gupta     [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Pages 197 - 222: Archipelagic ambiguities: the demarcation of modern Japan, 1868-1879 – Jordan B. Walker  [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Review Essays

Pages 223 - 228: Ten years of book reviews in Island Studies Journal - Stephen A. Royle  [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Pages 229 - 252: Entrepreneurship, Tuvalu, development and .tv: a response - James M. Conway   [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Pages 253 - 258: The scourging of Sark   David Lowenthal [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Pages 259 - 262: Reflections on small island states and the international climate change negotiations (COP21, Paris, 2015) - Darren Hoad  [ABSTRACT] [Full Article as PDF]

Book Reviews:

Pages 263 - 286:

Impact of climate change and human activity on the eco-environment. An analysis of the Xisha islands by Xu Liqiang (reviewer: Rosa Enn).

Land solutions for climate displacement by Scott Leckie (Ed.) (reviewer: Ilan Kelman).

The survival of people and languages: Schooners, goats, and cassava in St. Barthélemy, French West Indies by Julianne Maher (reviewer: Russell Fielding).

Islands and military orders, c. 1291-c. 1798 by Emanuel Buttigieg and Simon Phillips (Eds.) (2013) (reviewer: Peter Harris).

Sea change: The shore from Shakespeare to Banville by Christoph Singer (reviewer: John Brannigan).

The Pacific festivals of Aotearoa New Zealand: Negotiating place and identity in a new homeland by Jared Mackley-Crump (reviewer: David Picard).

Men as islands: Robinsonades from Sophocles to Margaret Atwood by Susan Reid & David Stuart Reid. (reviewer: Britta Hartmann).

Miscellanea Geographica: Regional Studies on Development. 19(2), 5-49. Thematic Issue: Future of Islands. Executive Editor: Maciej Jędrusik. (reviewer: Sonya Graci).

Australians in Papua New Guinea 1960-1975 by Ceridwen Spark, Seumas Spark and Christina Twomey (Eds.) (reviewer: Dario Di Rosa).

Education for sustainable development in small island developing states by Matthew Hiebert (reviewer: Tavis D. Jules).

The China-Japan border dispute: Islands of contention in multidisciplinary perspective by Tim. F. Liao, Kimie Hara, & Krista Wiegand (Eds.); and Non-traditional security issues and the South China Sea: Shaping a new framework for cooperation by Shicun Wu and Keyuan Zou (Eds.) (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino).

Offshoring by John Urry (reviewer: David Fabri).


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