Indigeneity's Challenges to the White Settler-State: Creating a Thirdspace for Dynamic Citizenship

@article{Johnson2008IndigeneitysCT,
  title={Indigeneity's Challenges to the White Settler-State: Creating a Thirdspace for Dynamic Citizenship},
  author={Jay T. Johnson},
  journal={Alternatives: Global, Local, Political},
  year={2008},
  volume={33},
  pages={29 - 52}
}
  • Jay T. Johnson
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Political Science
  • Alternatives: Global, Local, Political
Multiculturalism has been offered as an answer to the civil rights claims of a wide variety of ethnic and national minorities within liberal democratic settler-states. This article adds to the critiques of the appropriateness of multiculturalism in answering the self-determination claims of indigenous populations by investigating biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Indigenous groups continue to demand greater recognition not only of sui generis claims to land and resources but also to the… 

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