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Measuring the vocabulary development of new entrant children : a pilot study.
(University of Canterbury. Arts, 2015)
For children who are learning to read, it is of the upmost importance that vocabulary knowledge is acquired in a timely fashion. Adequate vocabulary knowledge enables children to comprehend the majority of words in a text ...
Imposing the Liberal Peace: State-building and Neo-liberal Development in Timor-Leste
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2015)
From the mid-1990s, the amalgamation of security, development, and humanitarian imperatives under the single umbrella of ‘state-building’ has provided a compelling justification for increasingly intrusive interventions ...
A social and environmental impact assessment that examines the impacts that have resulted from the construction and operation of the Channel Tunnel
(University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2006)
This thesis examines the social and environmental impacts that have resulted from the construction and operation of the Channel Tunnel. Nord-Pas de Calais, Kent, France, Britain and Europe were all affected through the ...
Negotiating ‘Modernity’ on the Run: Migration, Age Transition and ‘Development’ in a Training Camp for Female Athletes in Arusha, Tanzania
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2008)
Sports have recently been incorporated into international development agendas in a bid to 'empower' women and foster gender equality. Considered a masculine domain, sports are argued to empower women by challenging the ...
A Regionally Integrated Pacific: The Challenge of the Cotonou Agreement to Pacific Regionalism
(University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2004)
The European Union (EU) has comparative advantage in regional integration. Moreover, regionalism is a growing phenomenon, as both the growing number of regional trade agreements and literature on new regionalism indicate. ...
Utopia or Reality? The Implementation of a Human Rights-Based Approach to the New Partnership for Africa's Development
(University of Canterbury. Political Science and Communication, 2006)
The intention of this thesis is to assess the World Bank's SAPs as the principal economic impediment to implementing an RBA to NEPAD. This assessment is sought to contribute to calculating the feasibility for implementation. ...