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    • Gender wage inequality in the urban Chinese labour market

      Liu, Jie (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis presents an analysis of the gender earnings gap in urban China. The focus is on the impacts of human capital, family circumstances, social and political capital, occupation, ownership sector, industrial sector, ...
    • Gendered embodiment and critical tourism - exploring Italian women's sensuality

      Abramovici, Martine (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis is a study of Italian women’s sensual embodiment in leisure and tourism experiences (involving beautifying in the city and tanning at the beach) in, and around, the city of Rome. The central link in this thesis ...
    • Gene selection based on consistency modelling, algorithms and applications

      Hu, Yingjie (Raphael) (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      Consistency modeling for gene selection is a new topic emerging from recent cancer bioinformatics research. The result of classification or clustering on a training set was often found very different from the same operations ...
    • Generating Value in Alliance Contracts Through the Lean Concept

      Vilasini, Nimesha (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The construction industry has recognised alliancing as a means to increase construction efficiency. Despite the potential benefits attributed to alliancing, the true performance enhancements have not been fully gained in ...
    • Generation Omega

      Welch, Megan Clare (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The thesis Generation Omega is a dystopian Young Adult (YA) fiction novel wherein the majority of the world’s youth only live to age twenty-five. Deemed to be inherently volatile, this so-called Omega Generation is isolated ...
    • Genetic variability of Dasheen mosaic virus and consequences for detection

      Khan, Subuhi (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      The genus Potyvirus is one of the largest groups of plant viruses having RNA genomes. RNA viruses show high genetic diversity which can influence virus infectivity and host selection. In this study, deep sequencing profiles ...
    • Genre analysis

      Black, Loren (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      In this exploration of Genre, I will explore the ways in which my screenplay ‘Like what’ resembles past productions and discuss the ways in which it offers a fresh perspective for modern day audiences. In part one I will ...
    • GeoComputational methods for surface and field data interpolation

      Zandi, Sara (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      GeoComputation is a relatively recent and emergent discipline containing numerous methods and techniques for fields such as electrical engineering, computer science, geography, biology. This thesis set out to describe the ...
    • Geographical Information System for Spatial Microbiological Data Analysis in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

      Pruckner, Christian (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Microbiological data analysis and trending in pharmaceutical cleanrooms is a legislative requirement, and part of quality assurance. It has historically been conducted using statistical tools, such as control charting, ...
    • Geometric correlation extraction method for intelligent finance data analysis

      Ji, Xingxiu (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Trend forecasting could be one of the most challenging things in stock market analysis, as the data associated with stock is the time series data characterized in high intensity, noise, uncertainty, etc. In addition, beyond ...
    • Geospatial process modelling for land use cover change

      Nti, Isaac Kwadwo (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Human activities and effects of global warming are increasingly changing the physical landscape. In view of this researchers have developed models to investigate the cause and effect of such variations. Most of these models ...
    • German speakers' migration to New Zealand: consequences across three generations

      Wohlfart, Irmengard K. (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This research explored consequences of contemporary immigration to New Zealand from German-speaking Europe over time and across three generations through Nexus Analysis (Scollon & Scollon 2004), the methodological strategy ...
    • Getting attention, keeping attention and measuring attention in the age of information overload: billboard and poster advertising in the 21st century

      White, Paul Joseph (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis examines how advertising posters and billboards continue to communicate successfully in the 21st century despite, and in conjunction with, the emergence of a plethora of new communications technologies that ...
    • Getting back to the future: A grounded theory study of the patient perspective of total knee joint arthroplasty

      Marcinkowski, Kaaren (Auckland University of Technology, 2003)
      This grounded theory study describes the experience of undergoing total knee joint arthroplasty in the New Zealand public health system from the participants’ perspectives. The data sources were tape-recorded interviews, ...
    • Ghosts at the banquet: moving towards aliveness: the anorexic client

      Ewen, Sue (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The intention of this dissertation was to review the existing literature on the topic of movement from deadness to aliveness in the anorexic client and the countertransferential experience of this. Psychodynamic approaches ...
    • Gilgamesh, the hero of Mesopotamia

      Aziz, Lamia (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This thesis creatively reconsiders the ancient Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh and offers a design of the ancient epic as a contemporary, illustrated text. The work is concerned with notions of heroism, and methods relating to ...
    • A girl's best friend? Socio-cultural definitions of beauty in teenage magazines

      Willetts, Sacha (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      There are many magazine titles available in the local New Zealand market targeted at teenage girls. This study closely examines four mainstream titles, the internationally produced Seventeen (USA) and Dolly (Aus) as well ...
    • GIS model for assessment of land use and urban development effects on stormwater runoff: Puhinui Catchment case study

      Krpo, Ana (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      As local authorities are becoming more interested in the assessment of pollutant loads, this study offers a Geographic Information System (GIS) model for assessing nonpoint source of pollution for two scenarios: the current ...
    • Goal-oriented dynamic test generation

      Do, TheAnh (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Automated software testing is increasingly being seen as an important means of improving the quality and reliability of software in industry. It mitigates the hardship of manual testing, which is labour-intensive and ...
    • Going up? Career progress of female general staff across New Zealand universities

      Ricketts, Kate Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exploratory study examined career motivation, home and occupational salience and the presence of subjective discrimination across female general staff in New Zealand universities, through the use of a self-administered ...