Faculty of Arts

MĀORI  743

Tōrangapū / Issues in Māori Politics and Policy


This course examines a range of selected public policy issues and their impact on Māori and indigenous peoples development. Students will gain an understanding of key concepts and insight into contemporary political, economic and social developments in indigenous societies and a critical perspective of the relationship between Māori and the state.

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Availability 2020

Semester 1



Recommended Reading

Mulholland, M. and Tawhai, V. (eds) 2010, Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and a Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Smith, L. 1999, Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Stone, D. 1997, Policy Paradox.  New York: W W Norton & Co.


MAORI 743: 30.0 points

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