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PACI405 Indigenous Leadership in the Pacific

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This paper examines the interface between western and Pacific forms of leadership to understand the current social, political and cultural impacts and challenges that exist within the Pacific milieu.

This paper examines the interface between western and Pacific forms of leadership to understand the current social, political and cultural impacts and challenges that exist within the Pacific milieu.

Paper title Indigenous Leadership in the Pacific
Paper code PACI405
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
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Prerequisite
PACI 301 or 310 or 36 300-level ANTH, GEND, HIST, INDV 307 or MAOR points
Notes
May not be credited with PACI 410 completed in 2018 and 2019.
Contact

michael.ligaliga@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Michael Fusi Ligaliga

Paper Structure

The paper is examines the interface between indigenous customary leadership in the Pacific and introduced western forms of leadership currently practiced in the Pacific.

Textbooks

All readings will be provided on Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Communication, Self-motivation
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  • Recognise traditional and modern function(s) of chief systems in the Pacific
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of tradition and modern chief systems in the Pacific
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the impact of traditional chiefdoms on Pacific societies
  • Show, through argumentation, the strengths and weaknesses in the class literature and discussions
  • Lead a discussion on a given topic

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41