Faculty of Arts


MĀORI  330

Te Ao Hou: Contemporary Maori Issues


Description

This course examines contemporary issues Māori face as indigenous peoples in the twenty-first century. Various aspects of Māori society, culture, politics and identity will be discussed, including but not limited to: modern Māori identity, Pacific connections, migration to Australia, e-whanaungatanga and cyber-rohe, gender and sexuality, treaty claims, political engagement, the (in)justice system, kaitiakitanga and substance abuse.

Students will be encouraged to develop an appreciation of contemporary trends in Māori culture and society, and an understanding of theories and methodologies that explore the Māori world through an indigenous framework. 

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Availability 2018

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

MAORI 330: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II


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