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Double jeopardy: The ageing LGBT population in social work education
(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 ...
Testing claims of a usage-based phonology with Liverpool English t-to-r
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2011)
The variable phenomenon in which /t/ can be realized as a tap or rhotic approximant in varieties of Northern British English (commonly referred to as t-to-r, Wells 1982: 370) has received some attention in English ...
Hyperreality, Intertextuality, and the Study of Latin Poetry
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Classics, 2015)
Gaining acceptance: Discourses on training and qualifications in peer support
(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 ...
Teaching about how language works to diverse populations
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2013)
In this article, we describe a program that we developed at The Ohio State University's Department of Linguistics that is geared towards foreign language learners. The goal is to teach students about language rather than ...
Minding the gaps
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2010)
This paper is a reflection – from the position of a journalism researcher – on one of the distinctive features of research on Aotearoa New Zealand media and communication and some of the reasons for that. Studying and ...
The emerging practices of Chinese web journalism during the Beijing Olympics: A textual comparison with Western news sites
(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 ...
'Having those conversations': the politics of risk in peer support practice
(University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Maori and Indigenous StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2011)
Peer support is a fast growing type of service provision within the mental health sector. This study draws on interviews with peer supporters and peer support managers to explore the ways that risks of violence, suicide ...
A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs'
(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, ...
Haunted by a Present Absence
(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, ...