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    • Re-reading Capital 150 years after: some Philosophical and Political Challenges 

      Hamza, Agon (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This paper addresses some of the philosophical and political challenges we face following two important events: 150 years after the publication of Das Kapital and 100 years after the Great Bolshevik Revolution. It begins ...
    • Re-situating Capital Vol. 1 beyond Althusser’s epistemological break: Towards second generation neo-Marxism 

      Neilson, David (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Though opening up important debates about the relationship between the different texts that make up Marx’s life time works, Althusser’s ‘epistemological break’ thesis has also been divisive for Marxism and ultimately ...
    • The Real (of) Debt: Notes Toward an Ethics of Trash 

      Gorelick, Nathan (2017)
      Drawing from Jean Baudrillard’s critique of the National Debt Clock at Times square, Georges Bataille’s The Accursed Share, and David Foster Wallace’s novel Infinite Jest, this paper examines those material ...
    • Reconsidering Debt Remission in Light of the Ancient World 

      Boer, Roland (2017)
      This article situates the recent calls for debt remission, or Jubilee, in terms of the history of debt. It goes back to ancient Southwest Asia (and Rome), where we find three functions of debt. It was primarily a means for ...
    • Redefining the Role of the Military in Democratization 

      Wood, John (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2017)
      Ka tangi te titi, ka tangi te kaka, ka tangi hoki ahau. Tihei mauri ora. Rau rangatira ma, nau mai, piki mai, haere mai ki te Whare Wananga o Waitaha. No reira, tena koutou, tena koutou, kia ora tatou katoa. It is my ...
    • Rehabilitation of Mentally ill Women in India 

      Ramavat, Suman (Project Monma Research Centre, 2016)
      In my recent visit to India (summer 2016) I visited a mental health hospital which cares for both male and female patients from a range of backgrounds and age groups. These patients suffer from a combination of psychological, ...
    • Relationships and Partnerships: The Role and Influence of Spirituality and Religion in Schools 

      Mackie, Alison (2017)
      This literature review examines the role of religion as a platform for inclusive and community-based education in the twenty-first century. It is evident from the research that there has been a growing interest in understanding ...
    • Reproductive health status of scheduled and non-scheduled castes women of Ludhiana district in Punjab 

      Sharma, Nishu; Sharma, Shalini (Project Monma Research Centre, 2017)
      In India, access to healthcare facilities in rural areas remains significantly underdeveloped regarding health infrastructure. The present investigation endeavors to analyse the caste variation in the reproductive health ...
    • Rethinking Learner and Teacher Roles: Incorporating Student Voice and Agency into Teaching Practice 

      Robertson, Jessie (2017)
      An increasing interest in the restructuring of teacher and student roles, with the aim of strengthening engagement, has influenced a focus on student agency in education research. Student voice involves learners and teachers ...
    • Robert Pfaller: Theorist of public grace 

      van Oenen, Gijs (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      An aesthetics of delegated enjoyment? Sure. An escape from prevailing ideologies? Indeed. An exposure of capitalist commodified happiness? Check. A key to understanding the paradoxes of our cynical-hedonist era? Absolutely. ...
    • The sea is rising: Visualising climate change in the Pacific islands 

      DeLoughrey, Elizabeth (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2018)
      I begin with our earth island; a concept made possible by the satellite technologies developed in the Cold War; a battle that, while largely invisible to the majority of the people of the globe, was violently propagated ...
    • Self-regulated learning: an overview of metacognition, motivation and behaviour 

      Williamson, Genevieve (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      The following review provides a synthesised summary of self-regulated learning in relation to metacognition, motivation and behaviour. It provides evidence regarding the need for, and benefits of, self-regulated learning. ...
    • Semiotic Study of Sindoor 

      Dasgupta, Sharonee (Project Monma Research Centre, 2017)
      This social commentary aims to examine a semiotic study of Sindoor or Vermilion (a red colour powder) which is applied between hair partings by married Hindu Indian women. Sindoor is applied by the groom to the bride on ...
    • A Sesquicentennial of Capital: Marx, Mandel and Methodological Musings 

      Curtis, Bruce (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This article is a celebration of the sesquicentennial of Capital, Volume I, and of the model that Marx proposed in it and elucidated in his posthumous publications, edited by Engels. The model: a labour theory of value ...
    • Sex: The Real Anxiety 

      Holmes, Amanda (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      This paper addresses the topic of anxiety within the context of several key arguments in Alenka Zupančič’s What is Sex? Beginning with a discussion of the ontologically uncertain character of sex and sexuality, the paper ...
    • Sexual harassment in India 

      Higgs, Joahanna; Jeffries, Brittany (Project Monma Research Centre, 2018)
      Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem throughout the world. Whether its cat calling, lewd staring, inappropriate comments, unwanted touching or harassment in the workplace, there are few parts of the world where sexual ...
    • Sharing, Not Selling: Marx Against Value 

      Smith, David Norman (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      The originality of Marx’s Capital is often underestimated. Countless commentaries have appeared, but only a few have taken the full measure of Capital’s truly unique and counter-intuitive outlook. Critics generally assume ...
    • A Shell and a Stone: Pacific Chaplaincy Practice at Western Sydney University 

      Said, Shannon (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2018)
      Universities typically host a broad range of students from many different backgrounds and cultural groups. Each of these groups brings with them their own stories, ways of knowing and sensing the world, and experiences ...
    • Slam Poetry- A link between black feminism and oral poetry traditions 

      George, Anna (Project Monma Research Centre, 2017)
      Slam poetry is a recently emerged genre in the West that has gained critical and popular attention during the last three decades. Today, universities and poetry groups across the world have slam poetry competitions. Africa ...
    • Social workers without borders:Challenges to building partnerships. Learning from a PNG/Australian social work education relationship 

      Lawihin, Dunstan; Flynn, Catherine; Kamasua, John K. (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2017)
      Although there are contentious debates concerning the nature of international and globalised social work, there is considerable evidence that Schools of Social Work Education are actively engaged in cross-border collaborations. ...