Development Bulletin 82

This special security issue of Development Bulletin is produced by the Development Studies Network in close collaboration with, and support from, the Pacific Security College, ANU. Thirty respected Pacific Island and international academics, development and security professionals provide a wide-ranging exploration of the unique and urgent security needs of Pacific Island nations. Different perspectives are discussed here in a collection of concise papers which consider current and future security needs in the rapidly changing cultural, environmental and political economies of the Pacific. These include cyber, media and economic security, food and environmental security, health and personal security with a strong focus on the security needs of women and children.