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Refugee Resettlement: Social Capital, Civil Society, and the Integration Processes of Former Refugees
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2012)
This thesis explores the process of identity renegotiation and the role social capital plays in civil society participation by the former refugee communities of Eritrean and Bhutanese living in Christchurch, New Zealand. ...
Rationality and politics in bureaucratic decision-making: a study of thesecond aluminium decision to establish a smelter in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 1982)
In July 1980 the National Government selected a proposal by the Fletcher-Alusuisse-Gove consortium for the establishment of an aluminium smelter which would take up the last and greatest part of a 5000 Gigawatt-hour ...
Public Policy, discourse and risk: Framing the xenotransplantation debate in New Zealand (1998-2013)
(University of Canterbury. Political Science, 2015)
This thesis focuses on the evolution and framing of xenotransplantation (XTP) policy debate in New Zealand from 1998 to 2011. Its aim is providing a better understanding of both the science-society interface and the ...
Debating Regional Military Intervention:An Examination of the Australian and New Zealand Media-Government Relationship During the 2003 Solomon Islands Crisis
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Science, 2012)
This study explores the Australian and New Zealand media-government relationship during foreign instability and regional military intervention. It offers a critique of print media coverage and political communication during ...