Browsing by Author "Goldsmith, Michael"

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  • The case for universal basic income in New Zealand & worldwide

    Goldsmith, Michael; McNeill, Kellie (Pacific Institute of Resource Management (PIRM), 2012)
    Universal Basic Income is a well established concept that can help solve this basic human rights issue. While hunger is often recognised in poorer countries, it is trivialised and hidden in countries like New Zealand, which ...
  • Colonial grievances, justice and reconciliation in the Pacific

    van Meijl, Toon; Goldsmith, Michael (Societe des Oceanistes, 2007)
    The paradox of the decolonization process in the Pacific is that colonial grievances seem to have proliferated in the recent past. Indeed, anticolonial sentiments often seem to be more directly spurred by the process of ...
  • Culture in safety and in danger

    Goldsmith, Michael (Routledge, 2005)
    In late 1999, Michèle Dominy and Laurence Carucci announced a session on ‘critical ethnography’ at the forthcoming conference of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania to be held in Vancouver. The notice came ...
  • Culture, for and against: patterns of "Culturespeak" in New Zealand

    Goldsmith, Michael (The Polynesian Society (Inc), 2003-09-01)
    Culture is invoked not only as a means of justifying redress for discrimination or historical injustice, but also as a standard of accountability by which the upholding of rights (or their suppression) can be measured. ...
  • The evolution of Marshall Sahlins

    Goldsmith, Michael (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005)
    MARSHALL SAHLINS (born 1930), the Charles Grey Distinguished Professor at the University of Chicago, is the highest-profile American anthropologist currently working in the field of Oceania. There is no denying his influence ...

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  • Individualism and the public good: a case study in childhood immunisation

    Gower, Suzanne Elizabeth (The University of Waikato, 2000)
    The election of the Fourth Labour Government in July 1984 marked a turning point in New Zealand’s political economic history, ushering in the rise of the individualism which was fundamental to the prevailing philosophy of ...
  • Watching news : a study of television news reception

    Bosomworth, John Forbes (The University of Waikato, 2000)
    This doctoral thesis is an investigation of the relationship that exists between viewers and television news. As an inherently reflexive thesis, the research process itself is also critically examined. This duality is ...
  • Culture and collaborative conservation? Inter-cultural difference and the Maungatautari Project

    Harms, Matthew (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This thesis situates and examines the role of sociocultural difference and biculturalism in the Maungatautari Sanctuary Mountain project, a multi-stakeholder community-based biodiversity conservation project in the Waikato ...
  • TOKU TIA: Tuvalu and the impacts of climate change

    Falefou, Tapugao (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Climate change is the greatest and most profound threat the world is facing today. Its impacts on the environment, species of all kinds, and humanity is intensifying at an unprecedented rate. Low-lying atoll states, such ...
  • Laowai: Contested Identity and Imagined Community among Shanghai's Expatriates

    Foote, David (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Considering their significance to the globalised economy, expatriate communities have attracted relatively little scholarly scrutiny. Much has been written about non-Western migration to the West, but there has been little ...

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