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dc.contributor.authorEketone, Anaru
dc.date.available2017-02-13T03:26:07Z
dc.date.copyright2008
dc.identifier.citationEketone, A. (2008). Theoretical Underpinnings of Kaupapa Maori Directed Practice. MAI Review, 1.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/7084
dc.description.abstractThis article attempts to unbundle and identify the theoretical underpinnings of Kaupapa Māori practice. It suggests that Kaupapa Māori as a concept, has been underpinned by two differing, sometimes competing theoretical perspectives. One is Critical Theory, which comes from the Marxist/socialist grand theoretical tradition seeking to challenge and transform oppressive structures. The second is constructivism, where knowledge is validated through a social construction of the world, thus is located and specific. This article contends that a Critical Theory informed approach is not the understanding held by many in the Māori community of what Kaupapa Māori practice is, instead, this article advocates for a constructivist ‘Native Theory’ approach as being one that fits better both with the community view as well as a theoretical explanation that is more conducive to Māori development. While these two theoretical explanations may seem to be in conflict with one another, a preliminary model is presented that integrates these approachesen_NZ
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.publisherNgā Pae o te Māramatangaen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofMAI Reviewen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.review.mai.ac.nz/index.php/MR/article/view/98en_NZ
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/*
dc.subjectcritical theoryen_NZ
dc.subjectnative theoryen_NZ
dc.subjectKaupapa Maori theoryen_NZ
dc.titleTheoretical Underpinnings of Kaupapa Maori Directed Practiceen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.date.updated2017-02-10T03:46:07Z
otago.schoolSociology, Gender & Social Worken_NZ
otago.relation.volume1en_NZ
otago.openaccessOpenen_NZ
dc.description.refereedPeer Revieweden_NZ
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