New Zealand Politics and Social Patterns
This book presents the best of Robert Chapman's writing. It opens with essays on cultural and historical subjects, including the ground-breaking 'Fiction and the Social Pattern', first published in Landfall.
His range is impressively broad, and his writing is energetic and entertaining. This book is a must for students and readers with an interest in the politics and history of New Zealand.
Robert Chapman (Emeritus Professor of Political Studies, University of Auckland) has been one of the most astute commentators on New Zealand politics and society for over forty years.