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Main Title The "nations within" : aboriginal-state relations in Canada, the United States, and New Zealand /
Author Fleras, Augie,
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Elliott, Jean Leonard.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 27433434
ISBN 0195407547; 9780195407549
Subjects Indians of North America--Canada--Government relations ; Indians of North America--Canada--Politics and government ; Indians of North America--Government relations ; Indians of North America--Politics and government ; Maori (New Zealand people)--Government relations ; Maori (New Zealand people)--Politics and government ; Indigenous peoples ; Inheemse volken ; Overheidsbeleid ; Indigenes Volk--(DE-588)4187207-1 ; Maori--(DE-588)4037433-6 ; Minderheitenpolitik--(DE-588)4170001-6 ; Nordamerika--(DE-588)4042483-2 ; Maoris (peuple de Nouvelle-Zélande)--Nouvelle-Zélande--Relations avec l'âEtat ; Indiens d'Amérique--Relations avec l'âEtat--âEtats-Unis ; Indiens d'Amérique--Relations avec l'âEtat--Canada ; Indiens d'Amérique--Amérique du Nord--Relations avec l'âEtat ; Maoris (peuple de Nouvelle-Zélande)--Nouvelle-Zélande--Politique et gouvernement ; Indiens d'Amérique--Amérique du Nord--Politique et gouvernement ; Canada--Politique et gouvernement--1984-1993 ; Tåangata whenua ; Tåorangapåu ; Kåawanatanga ; Ureinwohner ; Indigenous peoples--Canada ; Native peoples--Canada--Government relations ; Native peoples--Canada--Politics and government ; Autochtones--Canada--Relations avec l'Etat ; Autochtones--Canada--Politique et gouvernement ; Indiens--Amerique du Nord--Relations avec l'Etat ; Indiens--Amerique du Nord--Politique et gouvernement ; Maoris--Relations avec l'Etat ; Maoris--Politique et gouvernement
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ERAM  E92.F54 1992 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 07/30/2014
Collation xii, 267 p. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {233}-260) and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction: Aboriginal Peoples as Nations -- pt. I. Aboriginal Nations Within Canada. 2. 'Unfinished Business': Reconstructing Aboriginal-State Relations. 3. The Social Context. 4. Aboriginal Policy. 5. The Politics of Self-Government. 6. The Department of Indian Affairs: From Bureaucracy towards Empowerment? 7. Aboriginal Protest, Symbolic Politics, and Political Reform. 8. Metis and Inuit Nationalism. 9. Conclusion: From Periphery to Centre -- pt. II. Aboriginal Nations Within the United States. 10. America: One Nation ... With Liberty and Justice For All? -- pt. III. The Maori of Aotearoa/New Zealand. 11. Devolving Maori-State Relations -- pt. IV. The 'Nations Within': Towards a Restructuring of Aboriginal-State Relations. 12. Conclusion. Publisher description: 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.