New Zealand Identities

Author: James H. Liu
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 1776560000
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New Zealand Identities. Fifteen writers with diverse personal and scholarly backgrounds come together in this collection to examine issues of identity, viewing it as both a departing point and end destination for the various peoples who have come to call New Zealand "home." The essays reflect the diversity of thinking about identity across the social sciences as well as common themes that transcend disciplinary boundaries. Their explorations of the process of identity-making underscore the historical roots, dynamism, and plurality of ideas of national identity in New Zealand, offering a view not only of what has been but also what might be on the horizon.

Race Colour And Identity In Australia And New Zealand

Author: John Docker
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 9780868405384
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Race Colour And Identity In Australia And New Zealand. Fourteen academics and writers from the land down under present papers on aboriginal identity, Asians in Australia, Australians in Asia, bi- and multiculturalism in New Zealand, and whiteness, most of which were presented at the 1998 Sydney conference, Adventures of Identity: Constructing the Multic

Mixed Race Identities In Australia New Zealand And The Pacific Islands

Author: Farida Fozdar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131719506X
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Mixed Race Identities In Australia New Zealand And The Pacific Islands. This volume offers a "southern," Pacific Ocean perspective on the topic of racial hybridity, exploring it through a series of case studies from around the Australo-Pacific region, a region unique as a result of its very particular colonial histories. Focusing on the interaction between "race" and culture, especially in terms of visibility and self-defined identity; and the particular characteristics of political, cultural and social formations in the countries of this region, the book explores the complexity of the lived mixed race experience, the structural forces of particular colonial and post-colonial environments and political regimes, and historical influences on contemporary identities and cultural expressions of mixed-ness.

National Identity And Nuclear Disarmament Advocacy By Canada And New Zealand

Author: Lyndon Burford
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National Identity And Nuclear Disarmament Advocacy By Canada And New Zealand. Nuclear disarmament dynamics are under-studied and under-theorised. Constructivists hold that identities determine interests and thus, policy preferences, but there has beNuclear disarmament dynamics are under-studied and under-theorised. Constructivists hold that identities determine interests and thus, policy preferences, but there has been virtually no investigation of national identity as a driver for nuclear disarmament policy. This thesis investigates the drivers of nuclear disarmament advocacy by Canada and New Zealand, focusing on the activation of anti-nuclear weapon national identities as a key explanatory factor. The thesis presents four comparative case studies—two each from Canada and New Zealand. Each case examines the dominant nuclear weapon-related national identity tropes of three constituencies—senior government ministers, bureaucrats and the public—and traces the processes through which various actors seek to have these identities expressed in policy. Since identities inform preferences but do not necessarily determine policy, the case studies also consider how contextual factors—alliance commitments, normative context, civil society activity and great power relations—affect the expression of anti-nuclear weapon identities. Canada’s decision not to acquire nuclear weapons, despite being able to, is a touchstone for a popular, pro-disarmament ‘peacemaker’ identity. However, security policymakers almost always prioritise the identity of Canada as a strong US ally and thus, supporter of nuclear deterrence. The Canadian cases represent attempts by two prominent norm entrepreneurs to break this pattern— the first, during a Cold War crisis in superpower relations, and the second, during the post-Cold War superpower rapprochement. In both cases, a ‘disarmament/deterrence conundrum’ was evident; that is, the activation of anti-nuclear weapon identities produced nuclear disarmament advocacy, but it was significantly constrained by conflicting, alliance-based identities and the related norms of solidarity and nuclear deterrence. In New Zealand, public and political norm entrepreneurship generated early nuclear disarmament advocacy, but again, this was bounded by alliance-based nuclear deterrence norms. During political upheaval in the 1980s, an identity crisis and civil society activism created an internalised ‘New Zealand nuclear taboo’ in the public, which was institutionalised in law. This delegitimised acquiescence to nuclear deterrence, including for alliance imperatives. Activation of internalised public anti-nuclear sentiment produced comprehensive nuclear disarmament advocacy from the government—initially for instrumental reasons, but later, due to bureaucratic socialisation towards anti-nuclear identities. The New Zealand cases support the hypothesis that norm institutionalisation facilitates identity transformation in officials through the iterative practice of norms.

New Zealand In The Twentieth Century

Author: Paul Moon
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 1775490564
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New Zealand In The Twentieth Century. A fascinating and vibrant history of the New Zealand experience in the twentieth century. this is an accessible social history of life in New Zealand throughout the twentieth century, a time before most of us were born, as well as a period within which most of us have lived. Superbly researched and carefully chosen incidents and passages of history have been selected to tell our story, using diary entries, newspaper quotes, parliamentary records and a wide and diverse reading of the social record. Paul Moon brings our immediate past to life through common themes we can all understand. While commerce, politics and racial integration are obvious choices, less obvious but equally relevant are the changing fashions in clothing, architecture, music and how we shopped, drank and entertained ourselves. As the first to encompass the entire century, Paul Moon can be said to be continuing the work of emminent historians, such as the late Michael King and Keith Sinclair. His book examines those aspects of our history that have defined us as a nation, a process that may have begun in the nineteenth century, but gathered speed as we moved away from our colonial origins and towards independent nationhood. While researched with academic rigour, the book is nonetheless nonacademic. In this superb and significant new work, New Zealanders of every persuasion can trace their stories and see how they fit into the cultural mix that makes us all Kiwi.

Scottish Ethnicity And The Making Of New Zealand Society 1850 1930

Author: Tanja Bueltmann
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748688773
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Scottish Ethnicity And The Making Of New Zealand Society 1850 1930. The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration histories and Scottish Diaspora Studies. This is peculiar because the flow of Scots to New Zealand, although relatively unimportant to Scotland, constituted a sizable element to the country's much smaller population. Seen as adaptable, integrating relatively more quickly than other ethnic migrant groups in New Zealand, the Scots' presence was obscured by a fixation on the romanticised shortbread tin facade of Scottish identity overseas.Uncovering Scottish ethnicity from the verges of nostalgia, this study documents the notable imprint Scots left on New Zealand. It examines Scottish immigrant community life, culture and identity between 1850 and 1930.

Jurisprudence Of National Identity

Author: Nan Seuffert
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754646181
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Jurisprudence Of National Identity. Examining the intersection of 'race', gender and national identity, Seuffert's work incorporates a unique blend of historical and contemporary research from a range of interdisciplinary and theoretical analysis. The book highlights the ways in which shifts in national identity (within New Zealand), shape and limit legal claims for redress for historical racial injustices internationally.

India In New Zealand

Author: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
Publisher: Otago University Press
ISBN: 9781877372858
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India In New Zealand. Indians constitute the second-largest Asian-Kiwi group in our population (having more than doubled in number between 1991 and 2001). Yet Indian people in 'bi-cultural' New Zealand have long been an invisible minority, rarely mentioned in our history books. This volume is a second contribution to remedying this historical silence, following the publication of Indian Settlers: The Story of a New Zealand South Asian Community by Jacqueline Leckie.