Recent PhD thesis topics in Politics and International Relations

  • Was the failure of democracy in Papua New Guinea inevitable? (Alphonse Gelu)
  • Decentralisation in Conflictive Contexts: A Comparative Analysis of Colombian Local Autonomy (Lina Gonzalez)
  • The Role and Structure of NZ Defense Forces (Peter Greener)
  • Lay Magistracy in New Zealand: Judicial Asset or Colonial Anachronism? (Philip Harkness)
  • Professional Associations and the Neo-Liberal Governments in New Zealand 1984-1996 (Patrick Hine)
  • Issues in Crown Regulations of Property in New Zealand (Sean Kimpton)
  • Conscience Voting in New Zealand (David Lindsey)
  • Propaganda Wars: A study of US government and jihadist media strategies in the "war on terror" (Helen Malmgren)
  • Cultural Diplomacy (Simon Mark)
  • The Political Economy of New Zealand Labour Relations (Hamish McCracken)
  • New Zealand's National Archives: An analysis of machinery of government reform and resistance, 1994-1999 (Julienne Molineaux)
  • The Removal of Racial Criteria from the Immigration Policies of Canada and New Zealand: An Application of the Policy Regime
  • Model to the Politics of Immigration Policy Change. (Dennis Paglinawan)
  • Gender Politics and National Liberation Movements (Suma Pillai)
  • Political Participation of Asian New Zealanders (Shee-Jong Park)
  • Māori Voter Behaviour (Tania Rangiheuea)
  • Public Management Reforms in Developing Countries: The Cases of Mexico and Guatemala (Antonio Romero)
  • Media Representations of the 2002 General Election Campaign (Edwin de Ronde)
  • Local Government New Zealand: What's In It For Women? (Christine Rose)
  • Can the Discourses of Feminism Provide a Distinctive Critique? (Jane Scott)
  • The Politics of Justice/Injustice - Battered Women Defendants: A New Zealand-based Case Study (Sally Simmonds)
  • The Nation is Dead! Long Live the Nation: Globalisation, Sovereignty and National Identity (Peter Skilling)
  • Japan's Evolving Defence Policy (Bryce Wakefield)
  • Māori crime: possibilities and limits of an indigenous criminology (Robert Webb)
  • Political Philosophy: Ayn Rand (Robert White)
  • New Zealand's sponsorship of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) in the UN General Assembly and in the Conference on Disarmament (Guy Wilson-Roberts)
  • Multilateralism and the World Trade Organisation (Rorden Wilkinson)