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  • Donaghey, Sara (21st State History Conference and the Biennial National Conference of the Oral History Association of Australia (OHAA), 2013)
    My research offers an opportunity to explore a more creative and potentially, more fulfilling interview technique which allows participants to fully engage in the interview process. I was also interested in developing a ...
  • Nur-Muhammad, Rizwangul; Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Horst, Heather (The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2013, 2013)
    How is social media being used by Uyghurs to facilitate the construction of diasporic identity? What characteristics does the emergent diasporic identity exhibit?
  • Beisembayeva, Dila; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Kolesova, Elena (The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2013, 2013)
    The internet provides new channels for citizen voices, expression of minority viewpoints, and political mobilisation. In Egypt, Russia, Syria and China, blogs, online forums, Facebook and Twitter already provide citizens ...
  • Kolesova, Elena; Nishino, Ryota (Japanese Studies Association of Australia Conference: Cities, Nature and Landscape: From Nara to the Networked City, 2013)
    History textbooks help us to understand not only the country’s past but its present as well. They contribute towards developing historical memory and identity formation. They equally influence perceptions about other ...
  • Kolesova, Elena (New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) 2013, 2013)
    What does consumption of East Asian popular culture really mean? What does it tell us, not only about the popular culture itself, but about us as consumers of this culture? How do we understand different popular culture ...
  • Cass, Philip (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    New Zealand’s All Black rugby team is a national icon, an affirmation of the manly, self-reliant and resilient virtues which New Zealanders like to think they possess. In times of national peril, economic uncertainty and ...
  • Donaghey, Sara (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    This essay signals a departure from conventional models for the oral history interview to allow the participant voices to occupy a position of greater prominence in a collaborative process of co-creation. Reciprocal peer ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    The world started to talk about a “digital divide” in the mid-1990s. Governments had to grapple with its meaning and anticipate its ramifications (Maharey and Swain, 2000), although the swiftness with which the world was ...
  • Trenwith, Lynne (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    Modern practitioners of public relations in New Zealand work in diverse areas of communication (PRINZ, 2006, 2011) but the different areas of practice and the skills that each area employs have developed from the early ...
  • Dodson, Giles (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    At present there is well-established recognition in New Zealand of Māori and the Crown as constitutional partners to the Treaty of Waitangi1 and commitment to partnership is widely articulated in official and public ...
  • Kolesova, Elena (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    The central issue is not only what can every discipline learn from popular culture, but also how can popular culture become a successful tool of learning for different disciplines. The fact that it is such an attractive ...
  • Revell, Elisabeth; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Kolesova, Elena (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    This essay is based on theories of ‘new racism’, which explain how race and racism continue to play an integral role in our lives, but in subtle and often hidden ways. This approach informs the discussion in this essay ...
  • Noronha, Sandra; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    Evidence shows that mainstream media in New Zealand does not fully address the communication needs of these ethnic groups nor does it represent them in a balanced way (Robie, 2009). This is where ethnic, migrant, diaspora ...
  • Cruickshank, Prue (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    Immigration is a complex, dynamic global phenomenon which impacts irrevocably on both immigrants and the receiving society. Immigration policies, reflecting governments’ political and economic intentions, significantly ...
  • Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (Communication Issues in Aotearoa New Zealand: a collection of research essays, 2014)
    Representation is, of course, a central analytical concept with media, communication and cultural inquiry. The centrality of representation – of expression, mediation, institutional form and cultural negotiation - to issues ...
  • Bossio, Diana (Communication issues in Aotearoa New Zealand : a collection of research essays., 2014)
    The aim of this collection is to showcase Unitec’s Department of Communication engagement with contemporary communications issues and this collection presents a rich and diverse response. From questions of race, multiculturalism ...
  • Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (2014)
    This edited volume introduces highlights of the academic interests and research activities of a number of staff at Unitec’s Department of Communication Studies, demonstrating the breadth and scope of the engagement of this ...
  • Beisembayeva, Dila; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Kolesova, Elena; Kulikova, Svetlana (International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference, 2013)
    This paper presents preliminary findings from an ongoing research project on the role of online social media and activism in political processes and political participation in Kazakhstan that uses as a case study the civic ...
  • Noronha, Sandra. (Unitec ePress occasional and discussion paper series, 2013)
    Climate change does not respect national boundaries or distinguish between big and small polluters. It is one of the truly global problems humanity faces today. In spite of this, there is reluctance to believe in the ...
  • Kolesova, Elena; Wilson, Scott (East Asian Pop-Culture Symposium, 2012)
    As popular culture flows and consumption opportunities become increasingly ubiquitous, what is often overlooked is the local specificity of the popular culture texts themselves. In multicultural societies there is growing ...