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The Nation Within: Aboriginal-State Relations in Canada, the United States, and New Zealand
     

The Nation Within: Aboriginal-State Relations in Canada, the United States, and New Zealand

by Augie Fleras
 

This is a study of the history and current state of aboriginal politics in Canada drawing comparisons with New Zealand and the United States. By exploring similar terrains of the evolving relationship of the peoples with the state, common patterns are revealed. The work includes analysis of the impact of social structures and societal constraints as they define the

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This is a study of the history and current state of aboriginal politics in Canada drawing comparisons with New Zealand and the United States. By exploring similar terrains of the evolving relationship of the peoples with the state, common patterns are revealed. The work includes analysis of the impact of social structures and societal constraints as they define the parameters and restrict the options of the participants in the scripting of this political drama.

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"An important study, this book uses a comparative framework to analyze contemporary relationships between indigenous societies and the dominant governments in Canada, New Zealand, and the US....Strongly recommended for general readers and for advanced undergraduate courses dealing with race relations."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195407549
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/19/2009
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Department of Sociology, University of Waterloo

Department of Sociology, Dalhousie University

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