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Public Policy and Ethnicity

The Politics of Ethnic Boundary Making



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Public Policy and Ethnicity by Roger Openshaw
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Has ethnicity become institutionalized as a political category? Drawing on international studies, including New Zealand, the book shows that this process of public policymaking creates artificial divisions that can become permanent and detrimental as well as being at odds with the social fluidity of modern societies. Preface by Jonathan Friedman.

Author Biography

ELIZABETH RATA is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Political Studies, University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is a founding member of the Politics of Social Regulation Research Group and author of A Political Economy of Neotribal Capitalism. ROGER OPENSHAW is Chair in the History of Education at Massey University, New Zealand. He is co-editor of Struggles Over Difference: Curriculum, Texts and Pedagogy in the Asia-Pacific which was awarded the 2006 American Education Research Association Outstanding Book of the
Release date NZ
October 10th, 2006
Edited by Elizabeth Rata
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
XXV, 222 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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