Politics – they shoot burglars, don't they?



Jesson tackles the issue of Aucklanders attitudes to law and order illustrating Pakeha racism and on going colonial attitudes reflecting an insincerity in the Treaty relationship.

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Primary author: Jesson, Bruce

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: Metro

Publication format: Magazine article

Publication date: January 1990

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre, public library

Misc. notes: Jesson wrote a regular column for Metro for some years.

Content type: Treaty generally, Injustice

Collection: Mitzi Nairn

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Racism

General related topics: Human rights, Equity/justice/fairness, Colonisation

Historical period: 20th

Related people: John Banks, Ranginui Walker