Encyclopedia of Oceania (3 Volume Set)

Cory T. Meadows (Editor)

Series: Continents and Oceans Research
BISAC: POL011000



Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book presents important research on Oceania. Topics discussed herein include the background and U.S. Relations with Australia; overseas workers and the role of professional associations; fisheries management; background and bilateral relations with the United States and New Zealand; U.S. defense deployments in Guam; and the Marshall Islands and Micronesia. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 Australia: Background and U.S. Relations
(Bruce Vaughn)

Chapter 2 Overeducation in the Australian Graduate Labor Market: The Roles of Immigrant Status and Language Background
(Ian W. Li and Paul W. Miller)

Chapter 3 Overseas Workers and the Role of Professional Associations
(G. Davis)

Chapter 4 Case Studies of Disadvantaged Students’ Reading Motivation: Avoiding a Deficit Perspective
(Clarence Ng and Brendan Bartlett)

Chapter 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in Australia, Education and Health Literacy
(Jacqueline Boyle, Bronwyn Fredericks and Helena Teede)

Chapter 6 Australia and the U.S. Rebalancing to Asia Strategy
(Bruce Vaughn)

Chapter 7 A Multi-Sector Governance Model for Environmental Sustainability - Australia Case
(Huong Ha)

Chapter 8 Climate Change and Child Health in Australia: Likely Futures, New Inequities?
(Lyndall Strazdins, Sharon Friel, Anthony McMichael, Susan Woldenberg Butler and Elizabeth Hanna)

Chapter 9 Fisheries Management: Opportunities for Reform
(Jonathan Nevill)

Chapter 10 Australia and New Zealand CBNG Development and Environmental Implications
(M. E. Taulis)

Chapter 11 New Zealand: Background and Bilateral Relations with the United States
(Bruce Vaughn)

Chapter 12 Human Pharmaceuticals of Potential Concern to the New Zealand Environment
(Rhiannon Braund and Barrie Peake)

Chapter 13 An Efficiency Analysis of New Zealand Electricity Distributors over Time
(Fatih Cemil Ozbugday and Paul H. L. Nillesen)

Chapter 14 Relocation for Specialist Treatment: The New Zealand Experience
(Pam McGrath)

Chapter 15 New Zealand: U.S. Security Cooperation and the U.S. Rebalancing to Asia Strategy
(Bruce Vaughn)

Chapter 16 Guam: U. S. Defense Deployments
(Shirley A. Kan)

Chapter 17 Military Buildup on Guam: Costs and Challenges in Meeting Construction Timelines
(United States Government Accountability Office)

Chapter 18 Defense Infrastructure: The Navy Needs Better Documentation to Support Its Proposed Military Treatment Facilities on Guam
(United States Government Accountability Office)

Chapter 19 Guam Initial Technical Assessment Report
(Ian Baring-Gould, Misty Conrad, Scott Haase, Eliza Hotchkiss and Peter McNutt)

Chapter 20 Guam Strategic Energy Plan
(Misty Dawn Conrad)

Chapter 21 Guam Energy Action Plan
(Misty Dawn Conrad and J. Erik Ness)

Chapter 22 Compacts of Free Association: Micronesia and the Marshall Islands Continue to Face Challenges Measuring Progress and Ensuring Accountability
(United States Government Accountability Office)

Chapter 23 The Marshall Islands and Micronesia: Amendments to the Compact of Free Association with the United States
(Thomas Lum)


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