Local-Global journal, volume 11, 2012

Traversing customary community and modern nation-formation in Timor-Leste

ISSN 1832-6919

Guest Editor:
Damian Grenfell

Contributors (PDF)

Acknowledgements (PDF)

Introduction: Traversing customary community and modern nation-formation in Timor-Leste (PDF)
Damian Grenfell

Short essays

‘Filling wounds with salt’: the pathologisation of trauma in Timor-Leste (PDF)
Emily Toome

Playing pool at the Hard Rock Café (PDF)
Gordon Peake

Re-interpreting customary practice as a framework for development: lessons of Timor-Leste’s Community Reconciliation Process (PDF)
Sam Carroll-Bell

Negotiating modernisation and gender in the post-conflict reconstruction of Timor-Leste (PDF)
Lynsze Woon

Reviewed essays

Entangled worlds: villages and political community in Timor-Leste (PDF)
M. Anne Brown

New Fataluku diasporas and landscapes of remittance and return (PDF)
Andrew McWilliam

Remembering the dead from the customary to the modern in Timor-Leste (PDF)
Damian Grenfell

Multiple realities: the need to re-think institutional theory (PDF)
Deborah Cummins

Compatibility, resilience and adaptation: the barlake of Timor-Leste (PDF)
David Hicks

Barlake: an exploration of marriage practices and issues of women’s status in Timor-Leste (PDF)
Sara Niner

Hybrid governance in local communities in Timor-Leste

Hybrid governance and democratisation—village governance in Timor-Leste (PDF)
M. Anne Brown

Finding a new path between lisan and democracy at the suku level (PDF)
Jose da Costa Magno and Antonio Coa

Electing community leaders: diversity in uniformity (PDF)
Alex Gusmao

Customary social order and authority in the contemporary East Timorese village: persistence and transformation (PDF)
Mateus Tilman

Introduction of a modern democratic system and its impact on societies in East Timorese traditional culture (PDF)
Abel Boavida dos Santos and Elda da Silva

Dynamics of democracy at the suku level (PDF)
Martinho Pereira and Maria Madalena Lete Koten

Timor-Leste Research Program at RMIT University

About the Timor-Leste Research Program at RMIT University (PDF)