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A Tale of Two Suburbs: Earthquake recovery and civil society in Christchurch
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2013)
This study followed two similarly affected, but socio-economically disparate suburbs as residents responded to and attempted to recover from the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand, ...
Pakeha poetics : a socio-historical study of pakeha landscape mythology.
(University of Canterbury. Sociology, 2014)
Many Pakeha beliefs are embodied in the value and meanings they have ascribed to the New Zealand landscape. These mythologies of physical space have functioned to help Pakeha construct a collective identity and to make ...
The yellow dragon, the black box and the golden coin: new Chinese immigrants and their contributions to New Zealand's knowledge society
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2007)
This study explores whether and how skilled Chinese immigrants can contribute to New Zealand's knowledge society and economy with their knowledge and skills. As New Zealand is moving towards a knowledge society and economy, ...
Policing family violence in Christchurch
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2006)
Up until the 1980s, the police often reluctantly intervened in domestic disputes. However, from the mid 1980s onwards, the introduction of pro-arrest family violence policies throughout the U.S., the U.K., and New Zealand, ...