Promoting access and success for Māori and Pacific staff: Bicultural discourses in tertiary education
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Citation:Panapa, K. H. (2016, July). Promoting access and success for Māori and Pacific staff: Bicultural discourses in tertiary education. Paper presented at NZ Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) Symposium, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Wellesley St East, Auckland City.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3796
Biculturalism typically ... Concentrates on learning/ learning about artefacts of Māori culture (hongi, haka, hangi) Assumes ‘getting to know each other’ better so ‘we can all get a long better’ is the answer Emphasises ‘national unity’ – devalues diversity and the Māori contribution Distracted from structural limitations to Māori success and material differences between Māori and non-Māori experience Fails to provide opportunity for Māori to provide alternate ideologies to frame alternate structures Maintains a dominance-subordinance power relation between Māori and Pākehā Perpetuates Pākehā privilege – colonial legacy, well protected