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The Treaty of Waitangi: In New Zealands Law and Constitution

The Treaty of Waitangi: In New Zealands Law and Constitution
 

Delving into an important constitutional issue, this thorough examination details the up-to-date legal arguments involved in the indigenous-rights debate around the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi. Uniquely combining conceptual academic theory with grounded and realistic suggestions for ... read full description below.

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Published 14 November 2008 by Victoria University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Palmer, Matthew
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ISBN-13 9780864735799
ISBN-10 0864735790
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Victoria University Press
Imprint Victoria University Press
Publication Date 14 November 2008
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Palmer, Matthew
Category History
Politics & Government
Treaties & Other Sources Of International Law
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 360
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 33mm
Weight 870g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Maori (New Zealand people) - Land tenure, Maori (New Zealand people) - Government relations, Constitutional law - New Zealand, Maori (New Zealand people) - Legal status, laws, etc
NBS Text Government & Constitution
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 341.420994
Catalogue Code 147648

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Delving into an important constitutional issue, this thorough examination details the up-to-date legal arguments involved in the indigenous-rights debate around the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi. Uniquely combining conceptual academic theory with grounded and realistic suggestions for improving the ways the New Zealand government deals with the Maori, this comprehensive account outlines the significance behind an unresolved controversy that affects New Zealand's identity and culture, as well as their constitution, law, and economy.

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Author's Bio

Matthew S. R. Palmer is the recipient of the New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship at the Victoria University of Wellington, the University of Cambridge, and Yale Law School. He is the coauthor of Bridled Power.

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