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Fiji playing hide-and-seek with democracy

Volume 14, Issue 1

March, 2008

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Uppal, C. (2008). Fiji playing hide-and-seek with democracy. Pacific Journalism Review 14(1): 228-230. Review of From Election to Coup in Fiji: The 2006 campaign and its aftermath, edited by Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth. Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies Publications, University of the South Pacific, 2007, 483 pp. ISBN 9780731538126.
Author(s): Charu Uppal
Reviewed book edited by: Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth.
Publication date: 
April, 2006

From Election to Coup in Fiji, is a collection of more than 30 essays dealing with various aspects of political and social life of Fiji, gives a glimpse into issues and concerns faced by Fiji. A multiracial, multi ethnic nation that has been playing hide-and-seek with democracy and identity politics since its independence from the British.