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Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research (2020)
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Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (2020). Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research. Round Table, 109(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1849500

The purpose of much island research is to advocate for island communities, to encourage island scholarship by islanders themselves, and where that is not possible, to promote the voices of islanders ‘on their own terms’ (Baldacchino, 2008). However,... Read More about Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research.

Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019) (2020)
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Clegg, P. (2020). Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019). Contemporary Pacific, 32(1), 256-262

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make up a single territory, the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean. Much of the period under review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019) followe... Read More about Pitcairn: Year in Review (1 July 2018–30 June 2019).

Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (2019)
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Clegg, P. (2019). Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. Contemporary Pacific, 31(1), 219-224. https://doi.org/10.1353/cp.2019.0016

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make up a single territory, the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOTs) in the Pacific Ocean. But much of the period under review (1 July 2017–30 June 2... Read More about Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’? (2018)
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Clegg, P. (2018). The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’?

Over recent decades, the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and its Overseas Territories (OTs) has been a generally strong one, with political and economic safeguards in place, bolstered by increasing levels of support from the European Uni... Read More about The United Kingdom and its overseas territories: No longer a ‘benevolent patron’?.

Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories (2018)
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Bishop, M., & Clegg, P. (2018). Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories. Round Table, 107(3), 329-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2018.1476093

This article is based on a round table discussion that was held at the Centre for Small States, Queen Mary University, London, on 18 September 2017. The article uses the presentations from the event, together with answers to questions that were posed... Read More about Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for small countries and territories.

Pitcairn (2018)
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Clegg, P. (2018). Pitcairn. Contemporary Pacific, 30(1), 191-195. https://doi.org/10.1353/cp.2018.0013

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make-up a single territory; the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOT) in the Pacific Ocean. Pitcairn, the only inhabited island of the group, had a tota... Read More about Pitcairn.

The influence of small states on superpowers: Jamaica and U.S. foreign policy; Michael Manley and Jamaican Democracy, 1972—1980: The word is love; Michael Manley—The Biography (2017)
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Clegg, P. (2017). The influence of small states on superpowers: Jamaica and U.S. foreign policy; Michael Manley and Jamaican Democracy, 1972—1980: The word is love; Michael Manley—The Biography. Round Table, 106(4), 488-491. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2017.1348023

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley was a powerful and influential figure both at home and abroad. He was determined to improve the position of the Jamaican people by reconfiguring both political and economic orthodoxies, which he and many... Read More about The influence of small states on superpowers: Jamaica and U.S. foreign policy; Michael Manley and Jamaican Democracy, 1972—1980: The word is love; Michael Manley—The Biography.

The global financial crisis and its aftermath: Economic and political recalibration in the non-sovereign Caribbean (2017)
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Pantojas-García, E., Clegg, P., Daniel, J., & Veenendaal, W. (2017). The global financial crisis and its aftermath: Economic and political recalibration in the non-sovereign Caribbean. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 42(1), 84-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/08263663.2017.1281942

© 2017, © 2017 CALACS. The small non-sovereign island jurisdictions (SNIJs) of the Caribbean have a privileged position in the global political economy, with significant political and economic autonomy on the one hand, and useful protections and supp... Read More about The global financial crisis and its aftermath: Economic and political recalibration in the non-sovereign Caribbean.

Pitcairn - Political review (2017)
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Clegg, P. (2017). Pitcairn - Political review. Contemporary Pacific, 29(1), 166-172

This article provides a review of the key political events in Pitcairn from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016. It considers the continuing development challenges for this very small territory; the ongoing concerns around child-safeguarding; and the future... Read More about Pitcairn - Political review.

Brexit and the Overseas Territories: Repercussions for the Periphery (2016)
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Clegg, P. (2016). Brexit and the Overseas Territories: Repercussions for the Periphery. Round Table, 105(5), 543-555. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2016.1229420

© 2016 The Round Table Ltd. There are 14 United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs), of which nine are associated with the European Union (EU) via the Overseas Association Decision adopted by the EU in 2013. Gibraltar, meanwhile, is part of the EU u... Read More about Brexit and the Overseas Territories: Repercussions for the Periphery.

Hemispheric reconfigurations in Northern Amazonia: The ‘Three Guianas’ amid regional change and Brazilian hegemony (2016)
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Bishop, M. L., Clegg, P., & Hoefte, R. (2017). Hemispheric reconfigurations in Northern Amazonia: The ‘Three Guianas’ amid regional change and Brazilian hegemony. Third World Quarterly, 38(2), 356-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2015.1135397

Regional and hemispheric reconfigurations in Latin America and the Caribbean are increasingly mediated by Brazilian power, and the engagement of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana with this emerging context is intriguing. They are tentatively moving... Read More about Hemispheric reconfigurations in Northern Amazonia: The ‘Three Guianas’ amid regional change and Brazilian hegemony.

Human rights in the overseas territories: In policy but not in practice? (2016)
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Dunwoodie-Stirton, F., Cole, P., Clegg, P., Dunwoodie-Stirton, F., & Cole, P. (2016). Human rights in the overseas territories: In policy but not in practice?. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 54(1), 46-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2015.1126886

Since the late 1990s emphasis has been placed by the UK government on enhancing human rights in its Overseas Territories. Some early changes were enforced, but more recently persuasion and capacity building have been prioritised. However, due to the... Read More about Human rights in the overseas territories: In policy but not in practice?.

Reflections on a revolution: In conversation with Selwyn Strachan (2015)
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Clegg, P. (2015). Reflections on a revolution: In conversation with Selwyn Strachan

Reflections on a Revolution: In Conversation with Selwyn Strachan was organised by the University of the West of England’s Social Science in the City strand, and took place in Bristol, UK on 22nd May 2014. What follows is an edited transcript of the... Read More about Reflections on a revolution: In conversation with Selwyn Strachan.

Still lonely after all these years? Contemporary development in the ‘Three Guianas’ (2015)
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Hoefte, R., Bishop, M. L., & Clegg, P. (2015). Still lonely after all these years? Contemporary development in the ‘Three Guianas’. Caribbean Studies, 43(2), 83-113

Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana have traditionally been seen as isolated: from each other; from the Caribbean with which they are socially and culturally contiguous; and also from the South American continent in which they are geographically situa... Read More about Still lonely after all these years? Contemporary development in the ‘Three Guianas’.

Ebola, Chikungunya, and the Caribbean: Struggling to prepare and respond (2015)
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Clegg, P. (2015). Ebola, Chikungunya, and the Caribbean: Struggling to prepare and respond. Round Table, 104(1), 65-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2015.1005357

In recent months the Caribbean has faced an epidemic of the Chikungunya virus, which the region has found difficult to control. In May 2014 the Caribbean Health Agency (CARPHA) declared the virus had reached epidemic levels, and since then the number... Read More about Ebola, Chikungunya, and the Caribbean: Struggling to prepare and respond.

The Commonwealth Caribbean and Europe: The End of the Affair? (2015)
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Clegg, P. (2015). The Commonwealth Caribbean and Europe: The End of the Affair?. Round Table, 104(4), 429-440. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2015.1063841

© 2015 The Round Table Ltd. Abstract: The institutional relationship between the Commonwealth Caribbean and the European Union (EU) dates back to the mid-1970s, when the Lomé Convention was signed. The agreement was seen as a high water mark in First... Read More about The Commonwealth Caribbean and Europe: The End of the Affair?.

Guyana, its Foreign Policy, and the Path to Development (2014)
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Clegg, P. (2014). Guyana, its Foreign Policy, and the Path to Development. Round Table, 103(4), 399-410. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2014.941193

© 2014, The Round Table Ltd. Guyana is potentially on the threshold of great change. The growing importance of gold-mining and logging, and the rising hope that sizeable quantities of oil will soon be found should act as a catalyst for a dramatic imp... Read More about Guyana, its Foreign Policy, and the Path to Development.

The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects (2013)
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Clegg, P. (2013). The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects

This paper considers the relationship between the UK and its Caribbean Overseas Territories (OTs) since the Conservative-led coalition government won power in May 2010. There is discussion of the UK government’s recent White Paper on the OTs; the bal... Read More about The United Kingdom and its caribbean overseas territories: Present relations and future prospects.