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Tweens, sexualization and cyborg-subjectivity : New Zealand girls negotiate friendship and identity on Facebook.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 2014)
In the context of public debates about the ‘sexualization’ of ‘tween’ (preteen) girls and their use of social network sites (SNSs), this study explores girls’ online practices, experiences and reflections of their engagement ...
Alter/Ego: Superhero Comic Book Readers, Gender and Identities
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2012)
The academic study of comic books - especially superhero comic books - has predominantly focused on the analysis of these books as texts, as teaching and learning resources, or on children as comic book readers. Very little ...
Picturing men : using photography to broaden the understanding of masculinity in Christchurch, 1880-1930.
(University of Canterbury. History, 2014)
Through the analysis of photographs of Christchurch men, this thesis will explore and expand the historiography around masculinity in New Zealand. It will argue that how men saw themselves was informed by ...
Legitimising Misogyny: Representations of Women in Three Shakespeare Films
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2014)
The plays of William Shakespeare have long been considered a source of cultural and educational interest by both academics and filmmakers, and the practice of adapting Shakespeare’s works to film has existed for almost as ...
Does physical attractiveness and sex impact decisions in a threat detection task?
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
The current study was conducted to investigate whether gender and physical attractiveness of face primes had any effect on subsequent categorization of weapons and non-weapons by participants. In Study 1 participants were ...