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Browsing Arts and Social Sciences by Issue Date

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Browsing Arts and Social Sciences by Issue Date

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  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Drury, Abdullah (Routledge, 2015)
    This article reviews the book 'Atlas of Islamic History', by Peter Sluggett and Andrew Currie.
  • 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 ...
  • Hannah, Robert (University of the Aegean, 2015)
    This paper offers an investigation into the interface between science, in the form of astronomy, and culture, in the form of religion and the calendar. Early societies made use of a variety of mechanisms to mark time, based ...
  • Pratt, Douglas (Waikato Islamic Studies Group, 2015)
    The nature of the relationship between Muslims and Christians has been ever marked by three fundamental dynamics: mutual antipathy, mutual affinity and mutual inquiry. In the modern era, and certainly since the mid-20th ...
  • 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. ...
  • Lodge, Martin (Steele Roberts, 2015)
    This is a contribution included in the book ‘Jack! Celebrating Jack Body, Composer’. A book which celebrates the life and work of Jack Body through the recollections of friends and colleagues.
  • Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Harris, Parewahaika Erenora Te Korowhiti; Levy, Michelle Patricia (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2015)
    While Māori are known to experience a higher burden of mental health and addiction problems compared to non-Māori (Baxter, 2008), little exploratory research has been conducted into Māori experiences of bipolar affective ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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