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Mediating publicness: An analysis of Pacific audiences’ desire for a sphere of their own in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This paper suggests that Pacific groups are positioned narrowly in New Zealand publicness, often in ways that run counter to Pacific audiences’ demand for in-depth news and information and public debate. Focus groups held ...
Modernism or Exile? E. H. McCormick and Letters and Art in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2004)
Exploring the role of token frequency in phonological change: Evidence from TH-Fronting in east-central Scotland
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2009)
Recent research on frequency effects in phonology suggest that word frequency is often a significant motivating factor in the spread of sound change through the lexicon. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding ...
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 ...
A Cognitive Approach to Social Networks
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2006)
GROWING EVIDENCE FROM COGNITIVE SCIENCE suggests that knowledge is represented via a network in cognition (Hudson 2001: 1). This has led to a re-analysis of the modular view of language in the mind (Chomsky 1986). ...
Positioning in Media Dialogue: Negotiating Roles in the News Interview by Elda Weizman
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2010)
This book is a series of analyses of how interviewers and interviewees position themselves and each other in Israeli television news interviews, all based on interviews from the early evening current affairs show, ‘Erev ...
'Club versus country' in rugby union: tensions in an exceptional New Zealand system
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2010)
In contrast to the global reach and popularity of the association game, rugby union enjoys the position of being the national sport of New Zealand. This position is sustained by an exceptional model of governance with ...
A note on James K. Baxter’s late poem ‘A Pair of Sandals’
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2001)
A discussion of James K. Baxter's 'wallpaper poems', possibly the last poems he wrote before he died. These poems were discovered and published by me in 'New Selected Poems James K. Baxter'. In this note I explain their ...
Care across languages
'"Thank goodness for our little radio": Researching post-quake radio audiences'
This article discusses the use of radio after major earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2010 and 2011. It draws on archival sources to retrospectively research post-quake audiences in the terms people used during ...