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Lang Matl
Author Seuffert, Nan.

Title Jurisprudence of national identity : kaleidoscopes of imperialism and globalisation from Aotearoa New Zealand / Nan Seuffert.

Imprint Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2006.


Description 172 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-162) and index.
Contents Interventions : law, postcoloniality, nation, 'race' and gender -- Foundations : law's deceptions and 'good citizens' of free trade imperialism -- Jurisdiction : colonial marriage law, concubinage and polygamy -- Race purity in an emerging nation : orientalism, law, policy, immigration and Maori -- Nation as partnership : treaty settlements in the glare of globalisation -- Producing race and gender through national identity in law -- White women leading the nation : shifting law and policy terrain, cleaning up the mess -- Immigration : anxiety, paradox and belligerence -- Convergences and divergences.
Subject Law -- New Zealand -- History.
Law -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- History.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New Zealand -- History.
Legal polycentricity -- New Zealand -- History.
New Zealand -- Ethnic relations.
National characteristics, New Zealand -- History.
ISBN 0754646181 (alk. paper)
9780754646181 (alk. paper)