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Arts and Social Sciences

Research Commons

Arts and Social Sciences

 

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  • Matéria 
    Williams, Michael; Chiappinelli, Massimiliano; Orlandi, Biagio (2015)
    This piece was commissioned by leading Italian piano and saxophone duo Massimiliano Chiappinelli and Biagio Orlandi. Matéria is included in a national and international tour by the duo who will also be recording it in 2016.
  • Mackness, Kate (2013)
    This article reviews the book "Building Inclusive Cities—Women’s Safety and the Right to the City", edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw & Kalpana Viswanath.
  • Piercy, Gemma Louise; Mackness, Kate; Rarere, Moana; Madley, Brendan (2015)
    • The New Zealand Third Way context • The 2002 Local Government Act (LGA)Case study: OhiwaHarbour Strategy • 2010 and 2012 Amendments to the LGACase study: Social housing • Conclusion
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2015)
    The Ministry of Health (2014) acknowledges that inaccurate and unreliable workforce data collections have been an issue for some time. This is a particular issue for the psychology workforce, with there being no single ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2015)
    Over the past 30 years, scholar advocates have sparked the emergence of indigenous psychology as an important contribution to understanding the experiences and challenges faced by indigenous peoples. Part of this exercise ...
  • Edwards, Timothy L. (2015)
    In this tutorial, the basic requirements and ideal conditions for successfully training, evaluating, and deploying animals for scent-detection tasks will be outlined. Fundamental chemical and environmental factors that ...
  • Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Awatere, Shaun; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Robertson, Neville (2015)
    For the past 100 or so years, formal evaluation has taken its lead from frameworks that originate from a culturally blind standpoint. Worldwide the major influence on evaluation practice comes from the United States of ...
  • Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (The Australian Psychological Society, 2012)
    The predicted future growth of the Pasifika population in New Zealand renders attention to the ongoing development of culturally sensitive approaches to health research, particularly those that are therapeutically anchored. ...
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Harris, Parewahaika Erenora Te Korowhiti; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui, 2014)
    The findings of this research highlighted pathways into mental illness for Maori that could have been avoided earlier. The pathways to recovery however, showed the critical importance of maintaining connections with ...
  • Wallace, Philippa Jane (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    Despite proliferation of law and policy directed at halting global biodiversity decline, it is a common concern that decline continues. Using a case study of six New Zealand birds, this article demonstrates reasons for the ...
  • Cameron, Kristie Elizabeth; Bizo, Lewis A.; Starkey, Nicola J. (International Society for Comparative Psychology, 2015)
    The aim of this study was to compare the demand by possums for foods under different arrangements of concurrent progressive-ratio and fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement. In Experiment 1, every possible food pair made ...
  • Munn, Nicholas (Springer VS, 2015)
    In der modernen demokratischen Praxis gelten Alphabetisierungstests und andere Mechanismen, um Bürgerinnen und Bürger vom aktiven Wahlrecht auszuschließen, weithin und zurecht als verpönt. Dennoch scheinen zumindest einige ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015)
    He honore, he kororia, maungarongo ki te whenua, whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa…pai marire. Paimarie kia ratou kua wheturangitia, ki te maunga tapu ki Taupiri, te okiokinga a to tatou Arikinui, Te Ataarangikaahu. Moe ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2015)
    A strong sense of who one is and that one’s life matters is vital to health and wellbeing. Without meaning and belonging many people, families and communities lie open to the risk of mental illness, addiction, transience, ...
  • Kukutai, Tahu; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2015)
    As the flagship of official statistics, the national population census is an important forum for the recognition of indigenous peoples in their homelands and territories (United Nations, 2008). While most governments ...
  • Masters, Bridgette (2015)
    For the past 100 or so years formal evaluation has taken its lead from frameworks that originate from a culturally blind standpoint. Worldwide the major influence on evaluation practice comes from the United States of ...
  • Cameron, Kristie Elizabeth; Bizo, Lewis A.; Starkey, Nicola J. (Sage, 2014)
    When conducting controlled laboratory studies with non-traditional laboratory animals it is important that methods for determining body weight stability are reliable. This helps ensure the health and welfare of animals ...
  • Zalipour, Arezou; Athique, Adrian (Sage, 2014)
    Drawing upon interviews and focus groups with Asian migrants, this article interrogates responses to ‘diasporic’ films that seek to represent multicultural experiences in contemporary New Zealand. We argue that these ...
  • Longhurst, Robyn; Johnston, Lynda (Women's Studies Association of New Zealand, 2015)
    Over the past three decades feminist geography and the concept of gender have been deployed unevenly by geographers in Aotearoa/New Zealand. A politics of knowledge production means that feminist geography occupies both ...
  • Robertson, Neville; Payne, Penny (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Family violence (FV) is a significant issue in New Zealand. Where it is present, it has significant implications for all family members but women and children typically bear the greatest costs to their health and well‐being. ...

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