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Pearls and politics : the impact of the development of the cultured-pearl industry on Manihiki.
(University of Canterbury, 1989)
This study attempts to discern the effects of a new industry on a small, isolated, coral atoll in the central Pacific: pearl farming in the lagoon of Manihiki, in the Northern Group of the Cook Islands. Through a ...
Men in the meat industry : instrumentalism in work, class and community
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1980)
This thesis examines the attitudes, perceptions and behaviour of 178 freezing workers at two works, one in Wanganui and the other in Christchurch, by reference to four areas. The world of work, the pattern of sociability, ...
Crisis : an aspect of capitalist development
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 1984)
This thesis puts forward the idea that crisis is a 'natural' aspect of capitalist development. It thus locates the causes of the current crisis in the structure of the post-war economy and exhonerates individuals - workers, ...
Fate, fortune and flying saucers : a survey of popular beliefs.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Sociology, 1984)
An exploratory analysis of popular beliefs was undertaken in Christchurch. New Zealand Self-administered questionnaires were distributed to a random quota sample of 247 subjects, of whom 226 replied. It was found that ...