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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
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, ...
A Reply to Buckingham's 'Newsmaking Criminology' or 'Info-Tainment Criminology'?: Inaccuracy, Distortion, and Feminist Doctrine
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2004)
Conscientious dissident or radical eccentric: Negotiation of mediated protest images in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2008)
It is suggested that media contribute to the adoption of norms and behavioral expectations by showing symbolic rewards and punishments for particular attitudes and behaviors. Much research has found repeated cases of ...
Crafting Communities: Promoting inclusion, empowerment and learning between older women
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2011)
While social policy and planning documents are replete with ominous warnings about the cost of an ageing population, this article tells a different story about the productive and self sustaining networks that exist amongst ...