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Needle Exchange Networks: The emergence of 'peer-professionals'
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2007)
This thesis presents a theoretically informed social history of the New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme (NEP) which has operated since 1988. Close attention is paid to how this 'harm reduction' programme demonstrates a ...
Health Risk Communication: Reporting of Avian Influenza in New Zealand Newspapers 2002-2008
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2009)
Those who are interested in the public mood, including politicians and economists, comment that the public are becoming ever more sceptical about many things, but health risk information should not be one of them. If health ...