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Exit, voice and the decay of the welfare state provision of hospital care
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 1974)
The consequences for public sector medical care of the introduction of medical insurance into New Zealand are traced. The analysis is based on a simple choice model describing consumer decisions and their consequences; it ...
The Canterbury Malaysian Students' Association
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 1972)
In 1962, there were 590 overseas students from 37 countries studying in New Zealand. 100 of these were from Malaya and Singapore. They have become a familiar sight in universities, special training schools and the various ...
Trade unions, the Labour Party and the death of working-class politics in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 1976)
This thesis seeks to contribute to a literature which as yet barely exists in political science. It is a study of the transformation of a working-class political party, more specifically of the declining involvement in the ...
New Zealand and the oil crisis : an examination of foreign policy reactions.
(University of Canterbury, 1975)
There already exists a body of literature that relates to the reactions of small states as compared with the reactions of larger states. The small-state theories maintain that, when subjected to pressure, small states ...
Voting in a New Zealand local election : the Christchurch City Council election of 1974.
(University of Canterbury, 1978)
This thesis aims to investigate a series of problems of electoral behaviour that were first studied using the socialpsychological approach to political science. These problems are voter turnout, the surge and decline ...
Organisation for disaster : the development of civil defence in New Zealand, 1959-1970
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 1971)
New Zealand's history is punctuated with the devastation wrought by nature. Yet, only within the last few years has the country possessed a permanent and comprehensive emergency organisation - civil defence - capable of ...