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The New Caledonian written press and the politics of Kanak culture and identity : continuities and discontinuities in the discursive representation of three cultural events (1975-2005)

Morrison, Rowena Dickins


This thesis presents a comparative critical discourse analysis of the contemporaneous coverage in the New Caledonian written press of three significant cultural events: the M{u00E9}lan{u00E9}sia 2000 festival in 1975, the inauguration of the Centre Culturel Tjibaou in 1998 and the Mw{u00E2} K{u00E2} initiative from 2003 to 2005. Each of these events engaged a particular politics of Kanak culture and identity within New Caledonia's pluri-cultural society, which is internally divided over the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5149ebcf079
Access Rights: Open Access


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