This booklet goals to explain the current scenario of the kinfolk among small island international locations and territories at the one hand and the nice powers, mainland components, and mega-islands at the different, and explores how small island nations and territories safeguard and construct their identification less than globalization. This ebook is split into 5 components. the 1st half provides papers on matters which are relating to Okinawa: the yankee army presence, the formation of a world human community, and the heritage of and language revitalization in Okinawa. the second one half contains papers on safeguard in East Asia and the Pacific area: the historical past of and current concerns in diplomacy in the South and East China Sea components. The 3rd half provides papers on financial concerns and social advancements on small islands. The fourth half offers with ocean guidelines and marine source administration within the Pacific zone through the USA, Australia, and Japan. ultimately, the 5th half offers papers at the revitalization of 3 indigenous languages. the entire chapters of the booklet are in keeping with the achievements of the examine venture “Towards New Island experiences: The Ryukyus as an educational node among East Asia and Oceania” performed by means of the overseas Institute for Okinawan stories on the college of the Ryukyus. This 5-year undertaking used to be funded via the japanese Ministry of schooling, tradition, activities, technology and expertise and aimed to give a contribution academically to the production of sustainable and self-determinable societies in small island regions. This paintings might be tremendous necessary and informative for readers in small island international locations and territories and for researchers who're attracted to small island matters to appreciate the present scenario and who desire to think of efficient and possible solutions.
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