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Political paradoxes and timeless traditions : ideology and development among the Tainui Maori, New Zealand

Meijl, Toon van


This study examines the implications of the paradoxes evoked by the coexistence of a discourse of development and a discourse of tradition among the Tainui Maori on the North Island of New Zealand. In the early 1980s the Tainui people launched a comprehensive development programme aiming chiefly at regaining the political, economic and cultural autonomy which they lost in the course of colonial history. As a result of Maori encapsulation within the New Zealand liberal-democratic welfare...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d74e64fa3820


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