Edge Affirmation from Elaine Showalter

The Princeton University feminist icon and scholar writes on effect of globalisation on national identity: “If one is an expatriate from, say, New Zealand”, as American Political scientist Daniel Bell notes, “one can click on to a website which offers weekly coverage and gossip of all events back home, if there is any longer such a place as back home.” NZEDGE: Keeping home from being homogenised.


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Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

“I had just moved to New Zealand, at age 12, when a new friend suggested that we slip out to the corner store (dairy in New Zealand English) for some candy…