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    • 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. ...
    • Son-preference declining gradually and daughter’s status increasing among the urban middle-class in North India: A new research suggests 

      Kohli, Ambika (Project Monma Research Centre, 2018)
      Son-preference is a major form of gender discrimination against women as sons are considered more valuable than daughters at a socio-cultural level. In many Asian countries such as Korea, Vietnam, China and India son-preference ...
    • Sound tracks of the Black Pacific: Music, identity and resilience in Australian South Sea Islander communities 

      Webb-Gannon, Camellia; Webb, Michael (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2018)
      Australian South Sea Islanders, the descendants of the Melanesians from (primarily) Vanuatu and Solomon Islands who were ‘blackbirded’ to Queensland and New South Wales (1847-1904) for their labour, have, through music and ...
    • Standing Tall: Mapping Step by Step Metamorphosis of Janie Crawford in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. 

      Kaur, Surinder (Project Monma Research Centre, 2016)
      Their Eyes Were Watching God is a novel written by African-American novelist Zora Neale Hurston. Janie Crawford is the black female protagonist of the novel who dreams of reaching far horizons and for a relationship of ...
    • Stereotype threat and assessment in schools 

      Ewing, Hannah (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      There is abundant evidence that demonstrates that individuals’ intellectual performance is undermined in situations that remind them that they are stereotyped which is causing them to underperform (Schmader, 2010). This ...
    • Stowaway memory 

      Boswell, Anna (Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2018)
      In te ao Māori, the kiore (Pacific rat or Rattus exulans) is a distinguished travel companion who recalls migratory history, Oceanic homelands and distinct ancestral values. Yet for European settlers, kiore are indistinguishable ...
    • Strategies for language maintenance in transnational adoption: which role for the parents? 

      Fiorentino, Alice (2017)
      This paper investigates adoptive parents’ representations of their children’s birth-language and language negotiation which takes place during early stages of transnational adoption. By drawing on the interview discourse ...
    • Streaming of Classes, Social Comparison, and Students� Self-Concept 

      Ford, Olivia (2017)
      Whilst there is an abundance of varied research on the benefits and drawbacks of course-by-course streaming, there is agreement in the literature on the value of a student�s positive self-concept. This analysis consolidates ...
    • The structure of observed learning outcomes (SOLO) taxonomy model: How effective is it? 

      Wells, Corinna (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      This article explores the benefits of the Structure of the Observed Learning Outcome (SOLO) taxonomy model by undertaking a comparative literature review. As a result of this it was possible to highlight many positive ...
    • The Struggle for Intellectual Freedom 

      Zimeri, Sead (University of Canterbury, 2016)
    • Student Wellbeing in Educational Settings 

      Hooker, Amelia (2017)
      Ensuring that all our children and young people are of sound wellbeing in the 21st century is of growing importance in educational settings. This literature review explores a range of primary studies to examine the ...