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From hot metal to cold type: Labour process theory and new technology in the newspaper industry
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1983)
Newspaper production in New Zealand has been radically transformed in the past five years by computer-based and associated technologies. This thesis is based on a case study of one metropolitan newspaper, The Star, which ...
Agricultural change in the Cook Islands: Studies in the human ecology of a Pacific microstate
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1981)
The Cook Islands are increasingly dependent on external aid, finance, technology and employment opportunities. Agricultural production, mainly for export, has failed as the mainstay of the economy, and many people have ...
Where is New Zealand going?
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1986)
Marxism is often criticised for its 'outdated economics' which wrongly downplays the state's role in modern social life. This study uses readily available official statistics to test the validity of this critique. Although ...
Te Kohurau : continuity and change in a New Zealand rural district.
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1987)
While the study of community has occupied sociologists for some time, the process of community formation and change has not been extensively explored. This dissertation addresses that deficiency by examining the process ...
Two-channel New Zealand television : ambiguites of organisation, profession and culture.
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1989)
The thesis is a sociological case-study of the two-channel television system in New Zealand from its inception in 1974 to the present day. It focusses in detail on the period 1974-80 when the two public channels were in ...
The politics of survival: A social history of the Chinese in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1982)
This work is first and foremost intended to be a reasonably comprehensive social history of the Chinese community which attempts to treat the subject from the perspective of the Chinese community. This has been, at least ...