Now showing items 1-2 of 2
The New Gnostics: The Semiotics of the Hipster
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
This thesis forms a sociological investigation of the ‘hipster’ subculture that has grown in importance in recent years. Using the methodology of semiotic analysis, it examines the trends and themes shown by the images ...
Pakeha poetics : a socio-historical study of pakeha landscape mythology.
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 2014)
Many Pakeha beliefs are embodied in the value and meanings they have ascribed to the New Zealand landscape. These mythologies of physical space have functioned to help Pakeha construct a collective identity and to make ...