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    • Women in the Mahabharata 

      Cederman, Helen (University of Canterbury. Religious Studies, 2013-04-22)
      This thesis documents a comprehensive search of all material relating to women in the ancient Hindu text, the Mahabharata. It follows three themes: 1. Women's experiences and views. 2. Women's and men's critiques of ...
    • Women in the Mahabharata 

      Cederman, Helen (University of Canterbury. Religious Studies, 2013-04-12)
      This thesis documents a comprehensive search of all material relating to women in the ancient Hindu text, the Mahabharata. It follows three themes: 1. Women's experiences and views. 2. Women's and men's critiques ...
    • Women in the Workforce: Still Unequal after all these Years? 

      Reilly A; Masselot AM (Victoria University press, 2017)
    • Women Murder Women: Case Studies in Theatre and Film 

      McCurdy, Marian Lea (University of Canterbury. Theatre and Film Studies, 2007)
      This thesis looks at two cases of women who murdered women - the Papin sisters (Le Mans, 1933) and Parker-Hulme (Christchurch, 1954) - and considers their diverse representations in theatre and film, paying particular ...
    • Women Officers Working in Men's Prisons 

      Newbold, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2005)
      New Zealand was a late starter in the international trend towards employing female prison officers to work in men’s prisons. Even after the first such officer was appointed in 1985, resistance to the idea continued in some ...
    • Women on New Zealand corporate boards 

      Najib, Roya (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems, 2008)
      Replicating and extending Singh and Vinnicombe (2006), the primary problems addressed in this research are: What factors influence women's attainment of corporate directorships? And what are the proportions of female ...
    • Women teachers in the primary service : a study of their access to power and decision-making. 

      Yee, Beverley (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1985)
      This study looks at the position of women teachers in the primary service within the context of their access to power and decision-making. Use is made of socialist-feminist and labour market theories in order to develop ...
    • Women with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa : Individual and family characteristics, with particular emphasis on perfectionism 

      Archer, Averill Jean (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 1996)
      This study investigated socio-cultural, family and individual factors associated with anorexia and bulimia nervosa, with particular emphasis on dysfunctional perfectionism, and adopting a general social learning perspective. ...
    • Women's Chronic Pelvic Pain and Agenda Setting in the New Zealand Health Systen 

      Thompson, Jessica Sue (University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2009)
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    • Women's criminal re-offending: Contributing and protective factors 

      Taylor, Annagel Mary (University of Canterbury. Social Work, 2004)
      This exploratory study concerns the possible relationship between an array of endogenous and exogenous factors that may be associated with women's criminal recidivism in Aotearoa/New Zealand. A mixed methodological ...
    • Women's rights officers and women-only spaces: Addressing women's oppression on tertiary campuses 

      van Heugten, K.; Jones, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social Work and Human Services, 2007)
      The issue of equal rights in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand remains alive despite notions of gender equality. This issue, hotly debated in the 1970S and 1980s, has recently received renewed attention. Claims ...
    • Women's socioeconomic empowerment and nutritional status: the case of Grameen Bank micro-credit programme in rural Bangladesh. 

      Akhter, Safia (University of Canterbury. Gender Studies, 2003)
      Many development policies have been implemented with a focus on practical gender needs to improve women's lives in Bangladesh. However, these programmes have paid little attention to implementing women's strategic gender ...
    • Women's Voices: Finding solace out of disaster 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2014)
      Grief and solace in disasters. Finding Solace - Solace as an approach to the adjustments and transitions of grief ‘it is that which brings hope in the future in the face of despair’ (Klass, 1992). Understanding solace ...
    • Women's Voices: Findings solace out of disaster 

      McManus, Ruth (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2014)
      War and natural disasters share many features including great loss of life, traumatised populations and haunting memories. The Christchurch earthquakes were the third most costly event of 2011 with total costs of up to ...
    • Women's Voices: Solace and social innovation in the aftermath of the 2010 Christchurch earthquakes 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. SociologyUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
      The Canterbury earthquakes and the rebuild are generation-defining events for twenty-first century Aotearoa/ New Zealand. This article uses an actor network approach to explore 32 women’s narratives of being shaken ...
    • Women, capitalism and feminisation : workers' experiences in private and non-profit childcare centres. 

      Nuttall, Jocelyn Grace (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1992)
      The operation of childcare centres for profit has long been a contentious issue in early childhood circles. Research in New Zealand and overseas has shown that staff in non-profit centres, compared to those in private ...
    • Women, employment and trade unions. 

      Larsen, Vera Joan (University of Canterbury. Department of Political Science, 1983)
      This thesis discusses the position of women in paid employment and trade unions in New Zealand within the context of the theory of classes in modern capitalist societies, and the feminist theory on the family. Thus showing ...
    • Women, migration, and madness : a case study of Seaview Lunatic Asylum, 1872-1915. 

      Julian, Renée (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      This dissertation examines the interconnections between migration, madness, and femininity through a case study of the women committed to Seaview Lunatic Asylum on New Zealand’s West Coast from 1872 to 1916. Psychiatric ...
    • Women’s acceptability of screening for HIV in pregnancy 

      Heckert, K.A.; Bagshaw, S.; Fursman, L.; Kipa, M.; Wilson, M.; Braiden, V.; Ahuriri-Driscoll, A (University of Canterbury. Health Sciences Centre, 2001)
      Aims. To elicit acceptability of HIV screening during pregnancy in women of reproductive age in Christchurch. Methods. In-depth face-to-face interviews were conducted with women of reproductive age recruited from ...
    • Women’s Changing Involvement in Antarctic National Programmes 

      Jakowetz, Elisabeth (University of Canterbury, 2005)
      AS a historically minority group in Antarctica, women now have a greater involvement in national Antarctic programmes. Changing attitudes, a more open society, education accessibility for women and improved facilities have ...