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The Braided River : migration and the personal essay.
(University of Canterbury. Department of English, School of Humanities, 2015)
The personal essay provides a vibrant method of inquiry for exploring migration. Migration tests the individual on all levels and the personal essay bears witness to that lived experience in writing. In applying Montaigne’s ...
Gaining acceptance: Discourses on training and qualifications in peer support
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
The debate relating to formal qualifications for peer support in mental health reflects conflicting ideas about the nature of this new occupation. Three discourses among peer supporters/peer support managers in New ...
Barbara Brooke: A Trend-Setting Art Professional in New Zealand 1959-1980
(University of Canterbury. Art History, 2015)
Barbara Brooke was an early New Zealand arts professional. Born in Belfast, Canterbury, in 1925, Brooke became an important advocate for contemporary New Zealand art and its developing professionalism in Christchurch ...
Southern Spirits: The Case of the Christchurch Psychical Research Society
This research report analyses the eclectic yet incomplete archives of the Christchurch Psychical Research Society held at Canterbury Museum and the Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury. The Society, active in ...
Public Policy, discourse and risk: Framing the xenotransplantation debate in New Zealand (1998-2013)
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 2015)
This thesis focuses on the evolution and framing of xenotransplantation (XTP) policy debate in New Zealand from 1998 to 2011. Its aim is providing a better understanding of both the science-society interface and the ...