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“You Want To Capture Something that Will Make People Change”: Rhetorical Persuasion in The Cove, Whale Wars, and Sharkwater.
(University of Canterbury. The School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
Dolphins, whales, and sharks are some of the world’s most iconic animals. Yet, many people will only ever see these animals via the media. The media, then, hold significant power in creating, modifying, or reaffirming the ...
‘It’s beyond me’: trauma, combat and the paradox of mediation.
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Science, 2014)
Current theorising of trauma continues to suffer from Post-Holocaust understandings that render trauma as indefinable, yet the myriad representations produced across different discursive domains – testimony, documentary, ...
Finding voice through social media? : a critical analysis of women's participation in the online public sphere in India.
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
This thesis assesses the effectiveness of social media platforms, specifically Facebook and blogs, in facilitating women’s participation in the online public sphere in India. Discussion provides a literature review of the ...