||Industrialization has become one of the key strategies of development in the majority of the developing countries. Although not as committed to industrial transformation as the Newly Industrializing Countries, Fiji has, nonetheless, attempted to industrialize. Industrialization currently forms an important component of Fijian development strategy.
This thesis investigates the industrialization of Fiji. Although its main focus is the contemporary manufacturing sector, the manufacturing sector is placed in its historical context. Ten major questions are posed in the thesis. These questions cover the theoretical approaches to and empirical situation in Third World industrialization, Fiji's integration into the international economic system, and the structure and organization of the contemporary Fijian manufacturing sector. The re|