School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for POLS 316 in 2014.

POLS-316 – Torangapu Maori/ Maori Politics

Points:20Prerequisites:40 pts from POLS or INTP 200-299
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:History, Phil, Pol Sci & IRRestrictions:None

This course examines a range of Maori political structures, movements, ideologies and visions. Students will also explore Maori politics in relation to Pacific and international Indigenous contexts. The themes covered in the course include Tino Rangatiratanga and Sovereignty, nationalism, Liberal democracy, Local governance, Iwi governance, Pacific and Indigenous contexts. 50% internal assessment, 50% examination.

Also offered as:  MAOR 316

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Texts

Bargh, Maria (ed) 2010. Māori and Parliament: Diverse Strategies and Compromises, Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Mulholland, M. and Tawhai, V. (eds) 2010. Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and Constitutional Change, Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Te Kawa a Māui, MAOR 316/POLS 316 Māori Politics, Wellington: Victoria University. Available for purchase from Vicbooks in the Student Union Building.

Te Kawa a Māui Academic Writing Guide 2011 edition, Wellington: Victoria University. (NB: Earlier editions are not adequate.)

Recommended Reading

Durie, M., 2005. Ngā Tai Matatū. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Bargh, M., 2000. Resistance: An Indigenous Response to Neoliberalism, Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Durie, M. 1998. Te Mana Te Kawanatanga. Oxford University Press: Auckland.

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
15286 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Mon1100 - 1250Murphy [Kelburn]LT101Maria Bargh
14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Wed1100 - 1250New Kirk [Kelburn]LT301
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Mon1100 - 1250Murphy [Kelburn]LT101
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Wed1100 - 1250New Kirk [Kelburn]LT301

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.