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The primary aim of this paper is to deconstruct one of the dominant discourses surrounding Mäori men—a discourse that was constructed to limit, homogenize, and reproduce an acceptable and imagined Mäori masculinity, and one that has also gained hegemonic consent from many täne. I use a genealogical approach to outline the historical underpinnings of the… CONTINUE READING