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Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Christopher B. Balme

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book is a major study devoted to post-colonial drama and theatre. It examines the way dramatists and directors from various countries and societies have attempted to fuse the performance idioms ... More


Whipscars and Tattoos: The Last of the Mohicans, Moby-Dick, and the Maori

Geoffrey Sanborn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751693
eISBN:
9780199894819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, World Literature

This book combines history, biography, and close reading to produce radically new interpretations of two of the most important novels in American history. After an introductory chapter ... More


The New Paradigm in the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, 1820s–c.1850

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This new Anglican imperial paradigm was also framed in the colonies, where it was adopted at different speeds in different colonies. In Australia, between the 1820s and 1840s, the old church-state ... More


New Zealand: Parliamentary Careers and Electoral Reform

Elizabeth McLeay

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

At the end of the nineteenth century, New Zealand's MPs began to see their mandate as an occupation and therefore granted themselves full salaries. Yet, staffing remained poor until the 1970s, when ... More


Leadership, Discourse, and Ethnicity

Janet Holmes, Meredith Marra, and Bernadette Vine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730759
eISBN:
9780199918454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730759.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book is about workplace discourse and it examines the relationships among leadership, ethnicity, and language use. Taking a social constructionist approach to the ways in which leadership is ... More


Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Barry Barclay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Acclaimed Māori filmmaker Barry Barclay’s Our Own Image relates the experiences of making his documentaries and his critically acclaimed feature-length film Ngati (1987), widely credited as the first ... More


Victims’ Rights in England and Wales at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century

Paul Rock

in Understanding Social Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263143
eISBN:
9780191734939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263143.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the way in which the victim of crime, the ‘forgotten party’ of the criminal justice system has started to regain something of the standing of an interested party with recognised ... More


New Zealand and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990)

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the socio‐politics of bill of rights debates and outcomes in New Zealand. The first part of the chapter focuses on the unsuccessful proposals for a bill of rights in the late ... More


Sheep and Sunshine: New Zealand

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Maori population of Aotearoa was much reduced when European immigration from the UK turned the islands into New Zealand. Distance from preferred UK sources of settlers meant that recruiting was ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa New Zealand: 1840–1960s

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the assertion of the Doctrine of Discovery in Aotearoa/New Zealand. First discovered by Maori, Aotearoa/New Zealand had been their home for hundreds of years before the ... More


Concerning Violence: A Backward Journey into Maori Anthropophagy

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243071
eISBN:
9780520938311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243071.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the change in the orientation of Maori anthropophagy and the shift in the orientation of British cannibalism from a generalized fantasy to a tradition of seafaring ... More


Māori in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Maori people comprised 14.7% of the New Zealand population in 2001 and are expected to reach 22% by 2051. Maori health is high on the policy agenda in New Zealand. Life expectancy has improved ... More


Overweight, obesity, gender, age, ethnicity, and school SES among Australian schoolchildren in studies from 2000 and 2006

Jennifer A. O’Dea and Michael J. Dibley

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the relationships between obesity and overweight prevalence and gender, age, school year, school SES, and ethnicity among primary and secondary students from across Australia ... More


The Other Eye

Barry Barclay and Jeff Bear

in Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter two explores the question “What is Maori film?” Barclay states that Maori film is film made by Maori people, and critiques the necessity of both the Maori community and outside individuals to ... More


A Pen Among Strangers

Barry Barclay and Jeff Bear

in Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter four focuses on the differences between Maori lifestyle and Hollywood drama, and efforts by Barclay and other artists to demonstrate the Maori values and way of life accurately in books and ... More


The Script Abroad

Barry Barclay and Jeff Bear

in Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapter five, Barclay talks about the necessity of respecting Maori traditions while filming Ngati. As he worked to respect and give value to aspects of Maori culture that were unfamiliar to—and ... More


Talking In

Barry Barclay and Jeff Bear

in Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapter six, Barclay discusses the value of “talking in”—using language that is familiar to members of a group, but that might be very unfamiliar to people outside the group. Barclay values the ... More


Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential: Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

Dominic O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447339427
eISBN:
9781447339465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Indigeneity is a politics of potential. It allows indigenous peoples to think and pursue political aspirations beyond colonial victimhood. The politics of indigeneity is a theory of human agency. It ... More


Savage Indignation: Cannibalism and the Parodic

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243071
eISBN:
9780520938311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243071.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Parody for the Maori is also deadly serious for his Other, the European. Sometimes the parody of the European curiosities as faeces would be shared by those on both sides of the cultural divide, ... More


Ritual Frames and Liminal Dramaturgy

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines different ritualization strategies incorporated in syncretic theatres. One method of ritualizing the theatre is to adopt existing ritual forms and adapt them so as to alter the ... More


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