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    • Adult Education as a Field of University Study 

      Tobias, R.M. (Universitty of the WitwatersrandUniversity of Canterbury. Adult Education Teaching and Research, 1983)
      This paper identifies pressures which have stimulated or inhibited the development of adult education as a field of university study. It discusses several intellectual traditions of adult education and two of the most ...
    • Public issues and adult education 

      Tobias, R. M.; Henderson, J. (Dunmore PressUniversity of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 1996)
      This chapter has summarised some of the key trends and patterns in movement-based adult and community education. Some movements and groups appear to have been more successful and/or active in organising programmes at ...
    • Religion, Ethnicity and Community 

      Itoh, R. (University of Canterbury. Asian Studies., 2000)
      This paper is based on an ethnographic research carried out between 1995 and 1997. The researcher participated in this service every week and collected data through participant observation as well as informal interviews ...
    • Formal Instruction and Apprenticeship Learning in Nepali Elephant Handlers 

      Locke, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Anthropology, 2002)
      Preliminary fieldwork conducted in the Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal in the summer of 2001 confirmed the significance of apprenticeship learning for the maintenance and utilisation of the elephant resources that are ...
    • Lifelong learning in Aotearoa New Zealand: globalisation, participation and the education of adults 

      Tobias, R.M. (Centre for Continuing Education, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2002)
    • Embracing Plurality: Challenges of Research on Social Issues 

      Du Plessis, R.; Good, R.; Rangiheuea, T.; Warren, J.; Jackson, P.; Laing, T.; Thorns, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2002)
      Social researchers are a diverse set of professionals involved in work that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries and involves a variety of collaborative partnerships. The environment in which we pose ...
    • Briefing, rebriefing, debriefing - 'Learning to labour' in a policy ministry 

      Du Plessis, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2002)
    • "How wicked and cruel this prejudice": Gender, race and class in Civil War Era-related Fiction of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper 

      Kenix, L.J.; Dicken-Garcia, H. (University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2003)
      How did 19th-century American black writers construct race, class and gender? Through a focus on Civil-War related fiction of one African American woman writer, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, this paper broadly addresses ...
    • Democracy, participation and 'scientific citizenship': New Zealand Initiatives 

      Du Plessis, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2003)
      The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification (2000 – 2001) was a major exercise in the construction of ‘scientific citizenship’ in Aotearoa/New Zealand. It was closely followed by a general election in which state ...
    • Possessive 'have' and '(have) got' in New Zealand English 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2004)
      This paper looks at the occurrence of possessive have and (have) got in the speech of New Zealanders born between 1857 and 1976.
    • Nanotechnologies in New Zealand: A Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue 

      Downard, A.J.; Du Plessis, R. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry.University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2005)
    • The Problem of Drug Control 

      Newbold, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2005)
      The emergence of an identified drug problem in New Zealand, Australia, Britain, and many other western nations, occurred less than 40 years ago. It’s been with us ever since. What I intend to do in this paper is to ...
    • A historical framing analysis of liberalism in the U.S. Press (1978-2002) 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2005)
      While roughly half of American citizens continue to claim allegiance to the Democratic Party, there is a widely-held belief that ëliberalismí itself has seen a strong ideological denigration. This research examined 586 ...
    • Licensing, blocking, and English pronoun case 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2005)
      This paper examines diachronic changes in the form-meaning mapping of English pronoun case forms. I propose that the increasing influence of surface position on pronoun case is a by-product of a shift in the licensing ...
    • Epistemic modals and perfective have 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2005)
      Epistemic modals are used to convey judgments about the probability of an event (cf. Palmer 1990: 50f). In Present-Day New Zealand English, epistemic utterances that concern past events usually contain a ‘perfective’ ...
    • The Bush/Blair Nexus: Recognising the violence of liberal internationalism 

      Moses, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Political Science, 2006)
      The bonds of common purpose that unite British Prime Minister Tony Blair and U.S. President George W. Bush have been evident for many years now. It is no longer surprising – if it ever was – to find Blair wholeheartedly ...
    • From media frame to social change? A comparative analysis of same-sex rights in the United States and New Zealand press 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2006)
      On 26 April 2005, The Civil Union Bill officially granted registered same-sex couples in New Zealand recognition and relationship rights that are equal to that of traditional marriage. In a relatively short time, the country ...
    • Moral Triumphalism in Recent Australian Foreign Policy: Harsh Lessons from Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands 

      Moses, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Political Science, 2006)
      Following the 1999 intervention to quell the transitional violence in East Timor, the Australian Government began to vociferously promote itself as a defender and spreader of "freedom and democracy" in the Asia-Pacific ...
    • Creating E-Research Communities: The Aotearoa/New Zealand National Project 

      Thorns, D.C. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2006)
      The paper analyses the development over the past 18 months of a new national networking project that is designed to build increased capability and capacity within the New Zealand social science. The paper identifies the ...
    • Dead Men's Geraniums: Placing Grief and Mourning 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2006)
      What is the effect of bereavement on a sense of space and place? In this short talk, I discuss ways in which grief and gardens connect together to demonstrate that bereavement enriches a sense of place. This contrasts ...