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dc.contributor.author Hokowhitu, Brendan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-01T23:26:57Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-12-01T23:26:57Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hokowhitu, B. 2004. Tackling Maori Masculinity: A Colonial Genealogy of Savagery and Sport. The Contemporary Pacific 16 (2): 259-84. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1043-898X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/13806 en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 image of the Mäori man as naturally physical, and the mechanisms, including the confiscation of land and a racist state education system, that served to propound and perpetuate this construction. The contemporary portrayal of the natural Mäori sportsman has evolved from these historical roots in what has become a largely subconscious but no less insidious pattern of subjugation through positively framed sporting images. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.publisher Center for Pacific Islands Studies en_US
dc.subject Maori en_US
dc.subject masculinity en_US
dc.subject sport en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Oceania -- Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Tackling Maori Masculinity: A Colonial Genealogy of Savagery and Sport en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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