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dc.contributor.authorMalcolm-Buchanan, Vincent Alanen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2009-04-23T15:46:28Z
dc.date.available2009-07-30T09:41:12Z
dc.date.issued2009en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationMalcolm-Buchanan, V. A. (2009). Fragmentation and Restoration: Generational Legacies of 21st Century Māori (Thesis, Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc)). The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10289/2797en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/2797
dc.description.abstractThe content of this thesis is premised on a reflexive examination of some historical juxtapositions culminating in critical aspects of being Māori in the twenty first century and how such aspects have informed contemporary indigenous identity. That is, the continuing acknowledgement and exponential public recognition of critical concepts which inextricably link indigenous and civic identity. The theoretical sources for this research are, in the main, derived from anthropological and religious studies, particularly on the significance of mythologies and oral histories, as well as from the oral theorising of elders in Aotearoa New Zealand. A very significant contribution from one such elder, a senior Māori woman academic, has been included in the form of the transcript of an interview. She herself had collected the views of a number of elders on myth, creating a rare and valuable resource. In the interview she married her reflections on these with her own experiences and her cogent analyses. From the outset, it was necessary to be discerning so as to ensure the thesis workload was manageable and realistic. For this reason the selected critical aspects that have been used to frame this research are (1) a developing Western validation (that is, acknowledgement and respect) of Māori, Māori culture and their mythology; (2) oral history (genealogy) and traditions that have remained constant despite the influences of modernity; and (3) notions of fluidity, negotiation and pragmatism regarding kinship legacies and cultural heritage. The thesis is comprised of six chapters starting from a subjective narrative leading through increasingly objective discourses that culminate in a conclusion which supports a belief that modern Māori require a balancing of critical aspects of cultural heritage, with a broad understanding of the world of the 'other', in order to realise and develop their contemporary indigenous identity. Ultimately, indigenous ideologies, practices and knowledge recorded and examined in the world of academia today, become potential resources for tomorrow. The intention of this research is to aggregate and discuss intrinsic aspects of the Māori past as well as developing aspects of the present, in order to better understand the significance of the future, and to add to the growing corpus of indigenous worldviews.en_NZ
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dc.publisherThe University of Waikatoen_NZ
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dc.subjectMaorien_NZ
dc.subjectPakehaen_NZ
dc.subjectAotearoaen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectTe Ao Maorien_NZ
dc.subjectintergenerationalen_NZ
dc.subjectnation buildingen_NZ
dc.subjectdiffuseden_NZ
dc.subjectChristianen_NZ
dc.subjectRatanaen_NZ
dc.subjectTe Arawaen_NZ
dc.subjectTuhoeen_NZ
dc.subjectNgati Pikiaoen_NZ
dc.subjectNgati Whareen_NZ
dc.subjectspatialen_NZ
dc.subjecttemporalen_NZ
dc.subjecthistorical juxtapositionsen_NZ
dc.subjectmythen_NZ
dc.subjectoral historiesen_NZ
dc.subjectindigenous knowledgeen_NZ
dc.subjectideologiesen_NZ
dc.subjectpre-literate societyen_NZ
dc.subjectpre-contacten_NZ
dc.subjectMaori worldviewen_NZ
dc.subjectautochthonousen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealand Waitangi Tribunalen_NZ
dc.subjectwhaikoreroen_NZ
dc.subjectwhakapapaen_NZ
dc.subjectmaraeen_NZ
dc.subjectwhanauen_NZ
dc.subjecthapuen_NZ
dc.subjectiwien_NZ
dc.subjectethnocentrismen_NZ
dc.subjectinstitutional marginalisationen_NZ
dc.subjectdiscriminationen_NZ
dc.subjectpost-colonialen_NZ
dc.subjectkinshipen_NZ
dc.subjectgenerationalen_NZ
dc.subjectcontinuityen_NZ
dc.subjectdis-continuityen_NZ
dc.subjectfragmentationen_NZ
dc.subjectrestorationen_NZ
dc.subjectuniversalsen_NZ
dc.subjecthistorical redressen_NZ
dc.subjectoral transmissionen_NZ
dc.subjectknowledge transferen_NZ
dc.subjectsocial controlen_NZ
dc.subjecticocnoclasmen_NZ
dc.subjectreligionen_NZ
dc.subjectanthropologyen_NZ
dc.subjecthistoryen_NZ
dc.subjectcultural memoryen_NZ
dc.subjecteponymousen_NZ
dc.subjectunifieden_NZ
dc.subjecttransitionalen_NZ
dc.subjectstratifieden_NZ
dc.titleFragmentation and Restoration: Generational Legacies of 21st Century Māorien_NZ
dc.typeThesisen_NZ
thesis.degree.disciplineSocieties and Culturesen_NZ
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Waikatoen_NZ
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Social Sciences (MSocSc)en_NZ
uow.date.accession2009-04-23T15:46:28Zen_NZ
uow.date.available2009-07-30T09:41:12Zen_NZ
uow.identifier.adthttp://adt.waikato.ac.nz/public/adt-uow20090423.154628en_NZ
pubs.place-of-publicationHamilton, New Zealanden_NZ


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