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    • Contested meanings of recovery: a critical exploration of the Canterbury earthquakes-voices from the social sciences 

      McManus, R.; Johnston, D.; Glavovic, B. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
      The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2012 have been generation shaping. People living and working in and around the city during this time have had their lives and social landscapes changed forever. The earthquake response, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Shifting Practices in New Zealand Sociology 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Sociology and Anthropology., 2006)
      There is a widespread sense of unease in New Zealand sociology. This disquiet emerges in the day to day as hushed concerns over student numbers, furrowed brows at budget balances and squeamish stomachs over research outputs. ...
    • Women's Voices: Solace and social innovation in the aftermath of the 2010 Christchurch earthquakes 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. SociologyUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2015)
      The Canterbury earthquakes and the rebuild are generation-defining events for twenty-first century Aotearoa/ New Zealand. This article uses an actor network approach to explore 32 women’s narratives of being shaken ...