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  • Craig, David; Bedford, Richard; Gegeo, David; Rodi, Patricia; Miller, Rebecca; Friesen, Ward (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014)
    With less than 4,500 of its population of around 600,000 living overseas in 2013, the Solomon Islands ranks 138th in the world for diaspora formation. At these levels the scale of the diaspora as a proportion of population ...
  • Allen, Tammy D.; Lapierre, Laurent M.; Spector, Paul E.; Poelmans, Steven A.Y.; O’Driscoll, Michael P.; Sanchez, Juan I.; Cooper, Cary L.; Walvoord, Ashley Gray; Antoniou, Alexandros-Stamatios; Brough, Paula; Geurts, Sabine; Kinnunen, Ulla; Pagon, Milan; Shima, Satoru; Woo, Jong-Min (Wiley, 2014)
    We investigated relationships between four dimensions of work–family conflict (time- and strain-based work interference with family, time- and strain-based family interference with work) and three key national paid leave ...
  • Hunt, Sonya; Smith, Kelly; Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (Wiley, 2014)
    Following the Rena grounding and oil spill in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, an Incident Command Centre was established which, among other tasks, coordinated a volunteer clean-up effort. We interviewed volunteers and ...
  • Grant, Amber A.; Foster, T. Mary; Temple, William; Jackson, Surrey; Kinloch, Jennifer; Poling, Alan (Elsevier, 2014)
    This study compared three methods of normalizing demand functions to allow comparison of demand for different commodities and examined how varying reinforcer magnitudes affected these analyses. Hens responded under fixed-ratio ...
  • Timms, Carolyn; Brough, Paula; O’Driscoll, Michael P.; Kalliath, Thomas; Siu, Oi Ling; Sit, Cindy; Lo, Danny (Wiley, 2014)
    Flexible work arrangements (FWAs) are often written into company policies to demonstrate organisational sensitivity to potentially difficult interfaces between employees' work and non-work domains. The current research ...
  • Railton, R.; Foster, T. Mary; Temple, William (Elsevier, 2014)
    Two experiments examined whether hens, Gallus gallus domesticus, would respond to photographs in the same way they do to the real objects depicted in the photographs. Experiment 1 assessed whether hens transferred a ...
  • Madley, Brendan; Campbell, Maxine M. (Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, 2014)
    Driveway run-overs continue to bring tragedy to New Zealand families at a higher rate than any other Western nation. Meanwhile, little progress appears to have been made in regard to the recommendations of previous research. ...
  • Legg, Catherine (Wiley, 2014)
    This entry explores Charles Peirce's account of truth in terms of the end or ‘limit’ of inquiry. This account is distinct from – and arguably more objectivist than – views of truth found in other pragmatists such as James ...
  • Li, Wendy Wen; Hodgetts, Darrin; Sonn, Christopher (Wiley, 2014)
    Existing literature suggests that successful ageing is linked to a sense of community (SOC) that is developed through shared daily practices. For migrant groups, SOC can extend across home and receiving countries. In order ...
  • Legg, Catherine (Associazone Pragma, 2014)
    Although I think it is far to say that in what natives of this part of the world call “downunder,” Peirce is still a minority interest, appreciation of his work appears to be growing slowly but surely.
  • Jackson, Natalie; Rarere, Moana; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Bay of Plenty Region, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Robertson, Neville; Masters, Bridgette; Lane, Catherine; Tapara, Ann; Corbett, Catherine; Graham, Rebekah; Gosche, Jessica; Jenkins, Ayla; King, Thea (University of Waikato, Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2013)
    Domestic violence and child abuse represent significant threats to whānau ora. Conversely, the weakening or loss of whānau ties can increase the vulnerability of whānau members to domestic violence and child abuse. Thus ...
  • Cameron, Michael Patrick (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013)
    Despite near universal recognition of the importance of climate change impacts on future generations, to date there has been no dedicated research on the effects of climate change on the population distribution in Aotearoa ...
  • Jackson, Natalie; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, 2013)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Waikato Region, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Kukutai, Tahu; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013)
    This report provides a comprehensive demographic and socio-economic profile of the Māori population in Australia using data from the 2011 Australia Census of Population and Housing. The purpose is to provide an evidence ...
  • Jackson, Natalie; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Matamata -Piako District, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Jackson, Natalie; Pawar, Shefali (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2013)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Waipa District, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • Jackson, Natalie; Pawar, Shefali (2013)
    Matamata-Piako District has a larger proportion of those of European/New Zealand/Other ethnicity than either the Waikato Region or Total New Zealand, and a smaller proportion of both Maori and Pacific Island than the ...
  • Gibbons, Stephanie; Legg, Catherine (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    We discuss the one-many problem as it appears in the Philebus and find that it is not restricted to the usually understood problem about the identity of universals across particulars that instantiate them (the Hylomorphic ...
  • Starkey, Nicola J. (New Zealand Psychological Society, 2013)
    In 2008 I was fortunate enough to be invited to be part of a research team on a large population based project focusing on the incidence and outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in New Zealand (led by Professor Valery ...