Public Policy and Ethnicity: The Politics of Ethnic Boundary Making / Edition 1
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Public Policy and Ethnicity: The Politics of Ethnic Boundary Making / Edition 1

by E. Rata
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230003389

ISBN-13: 9780230003385

Pub. Date: 10/10/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Has ethnicity become institutionalized as a political category? Drawing on international studies, including New Zealand, the book shows that this process of public policymaking creates artificial divisions that can become permanent and detrimental as well as being at odds with the social fluidity of modern societies. Preface by Jonathan Friedman.  See more details below

Overview

Has ethnicity become institutionalized as a political category? Drawing on international studies, including New Zealand, the book shows that this process of public policymaking creates artificial divisions that can become permanent and detrimental as well as being at odds with the social fluidity of modern societies. Preface by Jonathan Friedman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230003385
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/10/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Of Mohammed, Murals and Maori Ceremony; E.Rata & R.Openshaw Freedom, Identity Construction and Cultural Closure: The Taniwha, the Hijab and the Weiner Schnitzel as Boundary Makers; E.Kolig The Politics of Ethnic Boundary Making; E.Rata Culturalism, Neoliberalism and the State: The Rise and Fall of Neotraditionalist Ideologies in the South Pacific; A.Babadzan The Paradox of Indigenous Rights; T.van Meijl Ethnicity in Business: The Case of New Zealand Maori; M.Devlin Re-politicising Race: The Anglian Church in New Zealand; C.Tremewan Putting Ethnicity into Policy: A New Zealand Case Study; R.Openshaw Race and Ethnicity in United Kingdom Public Policy: Education and Health; L.Culley & J.Demaine Ethnic Measurement as a Policy-Making Tool; P.Callister Challenging Ethnic Explanations for Educational Failure; R.Nash Dogmas of Ethnicity; J.Clark Historical Revisionism in New Zealand: Always Winter and Never Christmas; G.Butterworth References Index

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