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Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981
 

Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981 (Paperback)

By Anae, Melani
By Tamu, Leilani
By Iuli, Lautofa
Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani

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Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in N...ew Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand
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ISBN 9781775502050
Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
Publisher Huia Publishers
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775502050
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Published 1 Nov 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Anae, Melani
By Tamu, Leilani
By Iuli, Lautofa
Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani
Category Multicultural Studies
Demonstrations & Protest Movements
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Polynesia
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 154
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 254mm
Dewey Code 361.230993
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Polynesian Panther Party - History, Youth - Political activity - New Zealand - History - 20th century, Polynesians - Civil rights - New Zealand, Polynesians - New Zealand - Social conditions - 20th century, Youth, Maori - Political activity - New Zealand - 20th century
NBS Text Current Affairs & Issues
ONIX Text General/trade

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