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The Traitor and the Hedonist: Motherhood in two New Zealand child abuse cases
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2011)
Two recent child abuse cases in New Zealand flooded the local media spotlight and captured the public’s attention. In both cases, the mothers were not charged with murdering their children. Yet, both mothers received ...
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 ...
Alternative Radio : exhibiting radio and music heritage after the Christchurch earthquakes
This article examines the representation of Christchurch, New Zealand, student radio station RDU in the exhibition Alternative Radio at the Canterbury Museum in 2016. With the intention of ‘making visible what is invisible’ ...
Southern Spirits: The Case of the Christchurch Psychical Research Society
This research report analyses the eclectic yet incomplete archives of the Christchurch Psychical Research Society held at Canterbury Museum and the Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury. The Society, active in ...
Resistance narratives in radical, alternative media: A historical examination of Earwig
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2010)
This research examines the discursive conventions and resistance narratives of Earwig, a New Zealand alternative magazine that began publication in 1969. This work reappropriates previous examinations of narrative ...
Cultivating the Cultural Memory of Ranunculus Paucifolius T. Kirk, a South Island Subalpine Buttercup.
(ANU Press, 2017)
Building from an idea outlined in Libby Robin’s landmark study How a Continent Created a Nation (2007), this article traces shifting European attitudes towards Ranunculus paucifolius, a rare subalpine buttercup, from ...