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The Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood

The Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood
  

New Zealand state institutions, asserts Margaret Wilson, are under attack and require support if we are to maintain control over our society.

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ISBN 9781927277911
Published 6 April 2015 by Bridget Williams Books
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Bhatt, Ritu
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ISBN-13 9781927277911
ISBN-10 1927277914
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bridget Williams Books
Imprint BWB Texts
Publication Date 6 April 2015
International Publication Date 1 December 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Bhatt, Ritu
Category Politics & Government
Political Science & Theory
Political Structure & Processes
Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 70
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Political Science & Theory
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;College/higher education;General/trade
Dewey Code 330.1220993
Catalogue Code 581317

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In the era of public choice and free markets, does the New Zealand state still have the best interests of its individual citizens at heart? Since 1984, as Margaret Wilson argues, the shift to a neo-liberal public policy framework has profoundly affected the country's sovereignty. In this far-sighted BWB Text, Professor Wilson draws on a wealth of knowledge and experience to assess the future of New Zealand statehood in a globalised world.

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Author's Bio

Margaret Wilson is Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Waikato. Professor Wilson taught at Auckland Law School from 1972-1990 and was the founding Dean of Waikato Law School from 1990 to 1994 and remained on the teaching staff until 1999. From 1985 to 1989 she was Director of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, from 1988 to 1989 as New Zealand Law Commissioner and in 1988 was Convenor of a Government Working Party on Equal Pay and Equal Opportunities. Margaret was also President NZ Labour Party from 1984 - 1987. From 1999 to 2005 she was Minister of the Crown with positions including Attorney-General, Minister of Labour, Minister Responsible for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Minister of Commerce, Minister for Courts and Associate Minister of Justice. In 1999 she was elected a List Member of Parliament and 2005 to 2008 she was Speaker of Parliament. Margaret was appointed to be Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2009.

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