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New Zealand-China Relations: Common Points and Differences
(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 ...
Will they do it again? Assessing and managing risk. Edited by Ken McMaster & Leon Bakker, HMA Books, 2006
(University of Canterbury. School of Social Work and Human Services, 2006)
Those charged with making risk asessments for the safety of individuals and the community are susceptible to a disproportionate fear of getting it wrong. Under the pressure of public scrutiny fuelled by media promulgation, ...
Military Intervention and Prospects for Democratization
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Political Science, 2006)
Are the new media radically more independent?
(University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2008)
Donald Matheson delves into the murky world of the warblogs and concludes that they can be subject to as much political control as traditional forms of journalism
Deaf President Now! Positive Media Framing of a Social Movement within a Hegemonic Political Environment
(University of Canterbury. Mass Communication and Journalism., 2001)
Newspaper coverage of the political movement, Deaf President Now! (DPN), was evaluated for evidence of positive or negative framing in both photographic and written content. This research found that DPN enjoyed four ...
Visual communication in large-circulation U.S. newspapers before and after September 11, 2001
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2005)
Through an examination of 580 front-pages from ten large-circulation U.S. newspapers during the six months before and after September 11th, this research found an increase in the size and use of photographs, and a decrease ...
Conversations about Writing: The journey from practitioner to writer
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2007)
The following contribution is written as a series of letters which reflect the process of email communication between the two authors. While this genre is not one normally used in an academic journal, for the purpose of ...
A review of the use of therapeutic communities with sexual offenders
(University of Canterbury. School of Social Work and Human Services, 2009)
Sexual offender treatment programmes are often facilitated in secure settings such as prisons or psychiatric hospitals, which are not ideal environments for such treatment. Arguably, however, when these environments are ...
Teaching Online: Debates and Dilemmas
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2005)
The stampede towards delivering tertiary education on-line has been well documented in the academic literature and newspaper media. A great deal of this writing has been characterised by an acute division between those who ...
Choosing an endorser for a women's sporting event: the interaction of attractiveness and expertise
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2008)
This study drew from the match-up hypothesis and associated learning theory to examine the effects of athlete attractiveness and athlete expertise on (a) endorser-event fit, (b) attitudes toward an event, and (c) intentions ...