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Browsing Arts and Social Sciences by Issue Date

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  • Te Ao, Braden; Brown, Paul; Tobias, Martin; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Theadom, Alice; McPherson, Kathryn; Starkey, Nicola J.; Dowell, Anthony; Jones, Kelly; Feigin, Valery L. (2014)
    OBJECTIVE: We aimed to estimate from a societal perspective the 1-year and lifetime direct and indirect costs of traumatic brain injury (TBI) for New Zealand (NZ) in 2010 projected to 2020. METHODS: An incidence-based cost ...
  • Kukutai, Tahu; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014)
    The NIDEA Te Ao Hurihuri series uses data from the New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings to examine key aspects of Maori population change.
  • Jackson, Natalie; Rarere, Moana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (NIDEA), 2014)
    This report outlines the demographic changes that have occurred in Western Bay of Plenty District, as well as what trends are expected in the future.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Davis, Charles H.; Michelle, Carolyn; Hardy, Ann; Hight, Craig (2014)
    Audiences for blockbuster event-film sequels and adaptations often formulate highly developed expectations, motivations, understandings and opinions well before the films are released. A range of intertextual and paratextual ...
  • Theadom, Alice; Starkey, Nicola J.; Dowell, Tony; Hume, Partia A.; Kahan, Michael; McPherson, Kathryn; Feigin, Valery L. (Elsevier, 2014)
    Objectives To determine the incidence, nature and severity of all sports-related brain injuries in the general population. Design Population-based epidemiological incidence study. Methods Data on all traumatic ...
  • McKim, Anne M. (2014)
    This paper examines attitudes to the education of children in elite families in eighteenth-century Scotland revealed in various letters, private papers, and memoirs. It takes as its starting point Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Waitoki, Waikaremoana (2014)
    This paper was presented as part of an informal indigenous psychologies dialogue session at the Australian Psychological Society's annual conference. In this paper, we present the concept of an indigenous psychologies ...
  • Legg, Catherine (2014)
    This paper begins by outlining Hume's understanding of perception according to which ideas are copies of impressions, which are thought to constitute a foundational confrontation with reality. This understanding is contrasted ...
  • Legg, Catherine (2014)
    This talk will present and explore Charles Peirce’s account of truth as “the opinion which is fated to be agreed to by all who investigate”. This account is arguably more objectivist than accounts of truth in terms of ...
  • Chalmers, Lex (Commission on Sustainable Rural Systems, 2014)
    Kenneth Cumberland’s epic television series Landmarks (1981) contains a memorable vista of a productivist pastoral landscape in Waikato. More than 30 years later the nature of the production has changed, but the legacies ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...