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The crisis of the Russian family in the works of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Chekhov.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies, 2015)
This thesis examines the crisis of the Russian family through the eyes of the key Russian writers of the second half of the 19th century: Tolstoy (1828-1910), Dostoevsky (1821-1881), and Chekhov (1860-1904). The purpose ...
Cool, calm and collected : the buffering effect of head cooling on stress.
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2012)
Most people would like to be less stressed. With our increasingly fast paced and busy lives it appears that stress related issues are increasing, with the addition of issues such as terrorist attacks, stress at times can ...
The Power of Pibroch: Emotion and the Classical Music of the Scottish Highland Bagpipes
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. School of Music, 2011)
Federated Digital Archives and Disaster Recovery: The Role of the Digital Humanities in Post-earthquake Christchurch
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. EnglishUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2012)
The University of Canterbury CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive draws on the example of the Centre for History and New Media’s (CHNM) September 11 Archive, which was used to collec ...
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, 2014)
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 Zealand ...
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 ...
Mao's cult as an alternative modernity in China.
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2011)
As a consequence of the pervasiveness of traditional culture, Mao’s cult originated from the absolutely anti-religious environment during the early period of modern China. As a response to the modernization in today’s ...
Taiwanese Party Manifestoes and Its Purpose: Some Initial Findings and Thoughts
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
In this paper, we use the template proposed by Harmel (2011) to examine the why’s of Taiwanese manifestos for the two major parties -- the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). In the next section, ...
Peacemaking through remaking: the international criminal tribunals and the political and social reconstruction of occupied Japan and Germany after 1945
(University of Canterbury. History, 2015)
This thesis analyses the processes through which the United States sought to influence the political and social reconstruction of occupied Japan and Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. An important aspect of ...
A monolingual future? Intergenerational transmission of minority languages in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & BehaviourUniversity of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education, 2014)