Recent Submissions

  • On the Authenticity of De-extinct Organisms, and the Genesis Argument 

    Campbell DI (2017)
    Are the methods of synthetic biology capable of recreating authentic living members of an extinct species? An analogy with the restoration of destroyed natural landscapes suggests not. The restored version of a natural ...
  • Selecting Candidates for De-extinction and Resurrection: Mammoths, Lenin’s Tomb and Neo-Eurasianism 

    Mondry H (2017)
    My paper explores links between the human and animal candidates for resurrection and deextinction and focuses on the aspect of nationalist agenda in application to both species. I explore the intersection between the ...
  • European Union Interregionalism and the Capability-Expectations Gap 

    Doidge, M. (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2009)
    This article addresses interregionalism in EU external relations. It considers the nature of interregionalism centred on two functional varieties - an internally focused, capacity building interregionalism and an externally ...
  • Identity and Integration as Conflicting Forces Stimulating the Sunflower Movement and the Kuomintang's Loss in the 2014 Elections 

    Clark, C.; Tan, A.C. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Political Science and International Relations, 2016)
    Over the past twenty years, there have been two important trends in Taiwan’s political economy whose contradictory implications provide an important explanation for the dramatic events of 2014. The logic of each pulls ...
  • Rural sociology in New Zealand: Companion planting? 

    Loveridge, A. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2016)
    Rural sociology in New Zealand has been associated with some of New Zealand’s most famous early social analysis: Somerset’s Littledene and Doig’s survey of dairy farmers. These exemplify its uncertain and changing relationship ...
  • Double jeopardy: The ageing LGBT population in social work education 

    Betts, D.; Maidment, J.; Evans, E. (University of Canterbury. Human Services and Social WorkUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2016)
    This paper reviews the literature on the extent to which social work education prepares students to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) people and ageing individuals. This review is important because ...
  • "Kia ora. This is my earthquake story". Multiple applications of a sociolinguistic corpus 

    Clark, L.; MacGougan, H.; Hay, J.; Walsh, L. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain&Behaviour, 2016)
    This paper demonstrates how spoken data, collected using sociolinguistic methods, can have multiple applications. It can be a resource for tackling real-world problems, it can be a platform for community engagement and ...
  • The Maori cultural institution of hui : when meeting means more than a meeting. 

    O'Sullivan, John; Mills, Colleen (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 2009)
    Within all societies individuals gather together for various reasons and in a variety of ways for events that can be collectively termed “meetings”. The Māori cultural institution termed hui is often translated into ...
  • A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs' 

    Harrington, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2011)
    For the last decade, the horror genre has been populated with films more realistically violent and graphic in their gore than almost anything else fictional and legal. Films featuring brutal murders, dismemberments, ...
  • 'Sweet sounds the ancient pibroch': Authentic Ceòl Mór in New Zealand 

    Milosavljevic, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. School of Music, 2015)
    Material describing the current cultural parameters, meaning and value of piobaireachd (also known as pibroch/ceòl mór), either within or beyond Scotland, is limited in its contemporary and global application. This ...
  • Steve Carr at DPAG 

    Voilet Gilmore, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. School of Fine Arts, 2014)
  • Conversing with some chickadees: Cautious Acts of Ontological Translation 

    Sepie, A.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Religious Studies, 2014)
    This essay explores the challenges and the promise offered by the task of translation between Euroamerican and Native cosmologies, ontologies, and worldviews. It traces how insufficient hospitality toward Native cultures ...
  • Communication in a Postdisaster Community: The Struggle to Access Social Capital 

    Matheson, D.; Jones, A. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2016)
    This article conceptualizes social capital in communicative terms to describe the social resources available to members of one suburb in Christchurch, New Zealand, as they seek to recover from a natural disaster. It notes ...
  • New Zealand and the Asia-Europe Meeting: Three Years On 

    Doidge, M. (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2013)
    New Zealand, alongside Australia and Russia, formally acceded to the Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) in October 2010. This followed fifteen years of drift, a period during which initial strong interest, derailed by the ...
  • New Zealand and the Asia-Europe Meeting 

    Doidge, M. (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2013)
    This article considers New Zealand?s accession to the Asia-Europe Meeting, considering both its formal path to membership and the evolving calculus by which its views of the process were structured, focusing on elements ...
  • A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs' 

    Harrington, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2011)
  • NCEA Japanese Workshop held in Christchurch 

    Payne, R.; Boyd, T.; Chen, D. (University of Canterbury. Global, Cultural and Language StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
  • Haunted by a Present Absence 

    Tonkin, L. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2012)
    This is a sociological ghost story of sorts but rather than the malevolent ghosts of people who have died, the ghostly subjects of this story are those of children and of maternal subjectivities which are ‘only’ fantasies, ...
  • Gaining acceptance: Discourses on training and qualifications in peer support 

    Scott, A. (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 ...

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