Person

Tabian Ambang

Thesis

The relations between indigenous and western leadership systems at the local level in the contemporary governance systems of Papua New Guinea

The philosophy of the 'Melanesian Way' was strongly reflected in the report of the Constitution Planning Committee (CPC), which provides the basis for PNG's independence constitution.A section in the final report (1974) titled: Papua New Guinea Ways, endorses:"those practices of participation, of consultation, and consensus...