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    • 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)
    • Negotiating Claims to Journalism: Webloggers' Orientation to News Genres 

      Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2004)
      This paper explores how writers of online diaries, or weblogs, about public affairs negotiate their relationship with the genres and social position of news journalism. Although often labelled radical journalists, this ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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-China Relations: Common Points and Differences 

      Brady, A-M. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Political Science, 2008)
      The 35th anniversary of New Zealand establishing diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) fell on 22 December 2007. This anniversary was marked by high-powered celebrations in both Beijing ...
    • No Cure for What Ails Us: The media-constructed disconnect between societal problems and possible solutions 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2004)
      This research examined the attributes of three social problems – pollution, poverty, and incarceration – in 300 news articles from 1995 to 2000. Content overwhelmingly indicated no specific cause, effect or responsible ...
    • Nonprofit Organizations' Perceptions and Uses of the Internet 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2008)
      This research examines how nonprofit organizations perceive and utilize the internet through the framework of Habermas’s theory of the public sphere. In seven focus groups across the country, 52 people responsible for ...
    • A note on James K. Baxter’s late poem ‘A Pair of Sandals’ 

      Millar, P.; Sharp, I. (University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2001)
      A discussion of James K. Baxter's 'wallpaper poems', possibly the last poems he wrote before he died. These poems were discovered and published by me in 'New Selected Poems James K. Baxter'. In this note I explain their ...
    • 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 ...
    • Online Journalism in the Information Age 

      Allan, S.; Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2004)
      The use of information by the powerful and privileged as a means to reinforce, even exacerbate, the structures of the ‘digital divide’ is well documented. In our view, however, insufficient attention has been devoted to ...
    • Open Principles, Open Data: The Design Principles and Architecture of the UC CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive 

      Smithies, J.; Millar, P.; Thomson, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. EnglishUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2015)
    • Pathways to Sex-Based Differentiation in Criminal Court Sentencing 

      Jeffries, S.; Fletcher, G.J.O.; Newbold, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2003)
      Using a matched sampling method, this research examined the process of sex-based differentiation in sentencing outcomes for 194 men and 194 women, sentenced over a seven-year period in Christchurch, New Zealand. Consistent ...
    • Peace without perfection: The intersections of realist and pacifist thought 

      Moses JM (2017)
      It is common in international relations thought to view realism and pacifism as lying at opposite ends of a spectrum on the permissibility of war. Pacifism, from this point of view, is necessarily antithetically opposed ...
    • A Peek into the Life of Online Learning Discussion Forums: Implications for Web-based distance learning 

      Allan, M. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development.University of Canterbury. Social Science Research Centre.University of Canterbury. Academic Policy and Programmes Unit., 2004)
      Supporting quality learning in online discussion forums is an intricate task, particularly for e-tutors aspiring to facilitate vigorous interactive learning environments. I argue that the key to successful online discussion ...
    • The performance of publicness in social media: Tracing patterns in tweets after a disaster 

      Matheson D (2017)
      This paper sets out to contribute to the critical understanding of public communication in social media by studying the use of Twitter after a severe earthquake in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2011. It also sets out to contribute ...
    • Policing and Gender: Male and Female Perspectives among Members of the New Zealand Police 

      Butler, E.K.; Winfree, L.T.; Newbold, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2003)
      In 1996, the New Zealand Police (NZP) obtained a stratified random sample of 536 personnel. This study examines possible gender differences in this sample for such work-related factors as supervisory fairness, supervisory ...
    • Positioning in Media Dialogue: Negotiating Roles in the News Interview by Elda Weizman 

      Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2010)
      This book is a series of analyses of how interviewers and interviewees position themselves and each other in Israeli television news interviews, all based on interviews from the early evening current affairs show, ‘Erev ...
    • Post-War New Zealand Literary Critique 

      Smithies, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. HistoryUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2008)
      For most of the 20th century literature and criticism of literature functioned as central engines of cultural change across the western world. This was especially the case in ex-colonial societies like New Zealand where ...
    • Presumptive arrest in partner assault: Use of discretion and problems of compliance in the New Zealand Police 

      Cross, J.; Newbold, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2010)
      Since pro-arrest policies in domestic violence became popular in the United States in the 1980s, numerous western countries have followed suit. In most cases, research has shown that implementation of the policies has ...