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Author Fleras, Augie, 1947- author

Title The "nations within" : aboriginal-state relations in Canada, the United States, and New Zealand / Augie Fleras, Jean Leonard Elliott
Published Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press, 1992


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 W'PONDS  323.1197071 Fle/Nwa  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 267 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents 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
Summary 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
Analysis Canada
Ethnic groups Rights
New Zealand
United States
Indigenous populations
International comparisons
Key item
Land tenure
Native Americans
New Zealand
Overseas item
Political participation
Self determination
United States
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-260) and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1934-
Indians of North America -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Politics and government.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Politics and government.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Politics and governments
Indigenous peoples -- Canada -- Government relations.
Indigenous peoples -- Canada -- Politics and government.
Indigenous peoples -- Canada.
Indigenous peoples.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Politics and government.
Canada -- Native races -- Government relations
Author Elliott, Jean Leonard, author
LC no. 92229749
ISBN 0195407547