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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 ...
Cultivating Identities: Re-thinking Education in Palau
(University of Canterbury. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2010)
A plethora of cross-cultural research studies has been conducted and published on the conflict or collision between western models of education and indigenous knowledge and learning. Following on the visions of these ...
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 ...