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    • Elephants as Persons, Affective Apprenticeship, and Fieldwork with Nonhuman Informants in Nepal 

      Locke PEG (2017)
      In this account of interspecies intimacy in the enclaved institution of the Nepali elephant stable, I explore not-just-human figurations of personhood and argue for the methodological inclusion of nonhuman informants as ...
    • The emerging practices of Chinese web journalism during the Beijing Olympics: A textual comparison with Western news sites 

      Xin, J.; Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2013)
      When the Beijing Olympics opened in July 2008, it was described by commentators as the first online games. The moment of the Games therefore presents an opportunity to compare the way web-based news is being produced by ...
    • Ethics in Practice: Conversations about Biobanks 

      Scott, A.; Phillips, H.; Moore, A.; Du Plessis, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2005)
      This paper uses the concept of 'ethicality' to analyse focus-group conversations in New Zealand on biobanking and genetic testing. 'Ethicality' has been used by Arohia Durie, a Maori educationist, to highlight how ethical ...
    • The ethics of knowledge production- Pacific challenges 

      Du Plessis, R.; Fairbairn-Dunlop, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2009)
      People from all over the Pacific came to talk about ethical principles relating to the preservation, production, exchange and use of knowledge at the Regional Pacific Ethics of Knowledge Production Workshop in Apia ...
    • 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 ...
    • Examining the Role of Craft in Post-Earthquake Recovery: Implications for Social Work Practice 

      Tudor, R.; Maidment, J.; Campbell, A.; Whittaker, K. (University of Canterbury. Human Services and Social WorkUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
      This article reports on research conducted in Christchurch, New Zealand, after the 22 February 2011 earthquake. This quake and thousands of subsequent aftershocks have left the city of Christchurch with serious infrastructure ...
    • Exploring political blogs as a form of alternative media 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2009)
      It has been argued that blogs, as an extension of 1960s ‘new journalism’, have become an important form of alternative media. At their idealized best, blogs have the capability to report news without the constraints of ...
    • Exploring the role of token frequency in phonological change: Evidence from TH-Fronting in east-central Scotland 

      Clark, L.; Trousdale, G. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2009)
      Recent research on frequency effects in phonology suggest that word frequency is often a significant motivating factor in the spread of sound change through the lexicon. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding ...
    • Exploring youth activism on climate change: dutiful, disruptive, and dangerous dissent 

      O'Brien K; Selboe E; Hayward B (2018)
      The policies and decisions made today will influence climate and sustainability outcomes for the remainder of this century and beyond, and youth today have a large stake in this future. Many youth are expressing dissent ...
    • Feeling Lucky: The Serendipitous Nature of Field Education 

      Hay K; Maidment JM; Ballantyne N; Beddoe L; Walker S (2018)
      Field education and the supervision that occurs during this process cements learning and enhances preparedness for a career in social work. Graduate readiness for social work practice is however a contested subject in ...
    • Finding the True Voice of Feeling: Kendrick Smithyman and New Criticism in New Zealand 1961-1963 

      Smithies, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. EnglishUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2007)
      Kendrick Smithyman is one of New Zealand’s lesser-known poets and literary critics, but this article argues that he was instrumental in developing a globally oriented critique which provides a welcome line of sight towards ...
    • Food, ritual and interspecies intimacy in the Chitwan elephant stables: A photo essay 

      Locke, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Anthropology, 2013)
      This photo essay focuses on the hattisar, or elephant stable, a multispecies institution where humans and elephants live together in intimate and mutually entangled ways. The Nepali hattisar was historically staffed by the ...
    • Framing Science: Climate Change in the Mainstream and Alternative News of New Zealand 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2008)
      The public learns about climate change through the media. While mainstream media have been found to inadequately report on this issue in the United States, little research has examined how alternative media frame climate ...
    • Freedom and Suicide: A Genealogy of Suicide Regulation in New Zealand 1840-2000 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. Social Science Research Centre., 2005)
      Taking one’s own life is a moral and political transgression: it is taboo. As suicide is a special death that has warranted a panoply of sanctions, inscriptions and taboos across many cultures (Retterstol, 1993), suicide ...
    • 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. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2008)
      This research explored how newspapers in New Zealand and the United States utilised four news frames (conflict, human interest, morality and responsibility) about same-sex rights to construct a cultural reality during a ...
    • The Future of Alternative Media? 

      Kenix, L.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2011)
      Alternative media, which have historically been created in explicit opposition to the mainstream, are increasingly drawing from mainstream practices to gain visibility in a crowded media market. However, the nascent field ...
    • 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 ...
    • Global interaction as a learning path towards inclusive journalism 

      Matheson D; Moring T; Zilliacus K; Rupar V; Treadwell G; Jørgensen AS; Larsen I; Munk I (2017)
      Journalism faces new and serious challenges against the backdrop of attacks on the political notion of an inclusive pluralist society based on internationally and locally accepted fundamental rights frameworks. These ...
    • Goodness: Attributive and Predicative 

      Turp MD (2017)
      There is little consensus concerning the truth or reference conditions for evaluative terms such as “good” and “bad.” In his paper “Good and Evil,” Geach (1956) proposed that we distinguish between attributive and predicative ...
    • Governance change and governance learning in Europe: Stakeholder participation in environmental policy implementation 

      Challies E; Newig J; Kochskämper E; Jager NW (2017)
      Current European Union (EU) policies require policy-makers on different levels of government to engage with new forms of governance such as participatory planning, aiming to improve environmental policy delivery. We ...