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Examines some significant deployments of New Zealand troops overseas during the last 25 years, and summarises the legal requirements in comparable countries for governments to obtain parliamentary consent to deploy troops.
In New Zealand there is no legal requirement for the...
Abstract: This paper investigates sentiment in the online conversation about the Ukrainian Euromaidan protests across a range of English- and Russian-language social and traditional media sources. Results from this exploratory research show more support for the Euromaidan protests in Russian-language sources, including among sources...
This article explores how internet surveillance in the name of counterterrorism challenges privacy.
International terrorism poses serious threats to the societies it affects. The counter-terrorism measures adopted since 2001 have sought to limit the advance of terrorism but, in the process,...
Social media represents a new digital commons where people join their social and political lives to those around them. This paper examines the potential of listening to these digital voices on Twitter, and the consequences for how European Union leaders apprehend, respond to and thereby...
The European Commission adopted a Communication on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy aiming to tackle the important cultural and legal challenges of mass-scale digitisation and dissemination of books, in particular of European library collections. Digital libraries such as Europeana will provide researchers and consumers across...
Based on an analysis of more than 1.2 million tweets in English, French and German, this report finds mixed sentiment toward the European Union and a general lack of passion about the candidates seeking the European Commission presidency.
A new Pew...
Summary : This Pew Research Center report examines public opinion in the European Union. It is based on face-to-face and telephone surveys in seven EU countries: France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom. Interviews were conducted March 17 to April 9,...
This review of 112 papers from 1979-2014 suggests that smaller class sizes in the first four years of school can have an important and lasting impact on student achievement, especially for children from culturally, linguistically and economically disenfranchised communities.
ACELG with consortium partner the University of Canberra has published a new resource called 'Public Participation in an Era of Governance: Lessons From Europe for Australian Local Government'. Written by Professor Mark Evans (with Richard Reid), the report aims to provide an academically informed and...