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The economy of the Torres Strait area : a social accounting study / M.L. Treadgold
Bib ID 1235713
Format BookBook
Author
Treadgold, M. L. (Malcolm Lloyd)
 
Description Canberra : Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, 1974 
ix, 41 p. : map ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 0909524068
0909524041 (set)
Series

Torres Strait Islanders ; v. 2.

Summary

Revision of paper presented at 45th ANZAAS Congress, Perth, Aug. 1973 (Section 24 - Economics) under the title; Income flows and economic structure in the Torres Strait area; study of gross market product by industry, geographical area; output, consumption per head (discusses private transfer receipts from emigrating relatives); impact of Govt. activity in generating employment (employment by industry given); history of the marine export industry bechedemer, pearl and trochus shell, turtle and crayfish, prawn processing; regional balance of payments, economic fluctuations, spatial pattern of economic activity; Aboriginal and Islander participation in the economy; economic stagnation; gives 1971 population census data.

Notes

Includes bibliograhical references.

Subjects Torres Strait Islands. Economic conditions. Reports, surveys.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Prawns / Shrimp.  |  Economics - Consumption.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Hunting - Turtle.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Crayfish / Lobster / Yabbies.  |  Demography - Census data.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Trochus.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Economic conditions.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)
Other authors/contributors Australian National University. Research School of Pacific Studies

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