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Heke tangata : Māori in markets and cities / Brian Easton for Te Whānau o Waiparera.

By: Easton, Brian, 1943- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland : Oratia Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 130 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780947506438; 0947506438.Other title: Māori in markets and cities [Portion of title].Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Migrations | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Economic conditions | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Social conditions | Rural-urban migration -- New Zealand | Hūnuku | Hekenga | Āhuatanga ōhanga | Āhuatanga pāporiSummary: Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as ‘migration of the people’, and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Māori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book’s first part provides a narrative of the post-war Māori experience while the second part gives the statistical basis, covering areas including criminal justice, demography, education, employment, health, housing, incomes and wealth. The picture that emerges is stark: Māori remain a generation behind Pākehā in economic well-being. Commissioned by Te Whānau o Waipareira, Heke Tangata is a concise, clear overview for policy discussion and general understanding of Māori economic participation in contemporary Aotearoa/New Zealand.
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Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as `migration of the people', and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Maori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book's first part provides a narrative of the post-war Maori experience while the second part gives the statistical basis, covering areas including criminal justice, demography, education, employment, health, housing, incomes and wealth. The picture that emerges is stark: Maori remain a generation behind Pakeha in economic well-being. Concise, impartial and pulling no punches, Heke Tangata represents a core text for policy discussion and general understanding of Maori economic participation in contemporary Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Includes statistical tables.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as ‘migration of the people’, and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Māori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book’s first part provides a narrative of the post-war Māori experience while the second part gives the statistical basis, covering areas including criminal justice, demography, education, employment, health, housing, incomes and wealth. The picture that emerges is stark: Māori remain a generation behind Pākehā in economic well-being. Commissioned by Te Whānau o Waipareira, Heke Tangata is a concise, clear overview for policy discussion and general understanding of Māori economic participation in contemporary Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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