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Tweens, sexualization and cyborg-subjectivity : New Zealand girls negotiate friendship and identity on Facebook.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 2014)
In the context of public debates about the ‘sexualization’ of ‘tween’ (preteen) girls and their use of social network sites (SNSs), this study explores girls’ online practices, experiences and reflections of their engagement ...
Cultivating Identities: Re-thinking Education in Palau
(University of Canterbury. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 2010)
A plethora of cross-cultural research studies has been conducted and published on the conflict or collision between western models of education and indigenous knowledge and learning. Following on the visions of these ...
Alter/Ego: Superhero Comic Book Readers, Gender and Identities
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2012)
The academic study of comic books - especially superhero comic books - has predominantly focused on the analysis of these books as texts, as teaching and learning resources, or on children as comic book readers. Very little ...
International Student Mobility and Internationalisation of Universities - The role of serendipity, risk and uncertainty in student mobility and the development of cosmopolitan mind-sets through knowledge and intercultural competence. Employability, students’ future mobility aspirations and the EU’s support of international student mobility
(University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2014)
The background to this study lies in the discrepancy between the perceptions of international student mobility in the context of the internationalisation of higher education by the EU and universities on one hand and ...
The Braided River : migration and the personal essay.
(University of Canterbury. Department of English, School of Humanities, 2015)
The personal essay provides a vibrant method of inquiry for exploring migration. Migration tests the individual on all levels and the personal essay bears witness to that lived experience in writing. In applying Montaigne’s ...