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  • Are we really colour-blind? The normalisation of mass female incarceration

    Norris, Adele N. (SAGE, 2017)
    The sharp rise in female incarceration rates in both the United States and New Zealand has received increased attention. Even more pressing are the racial disparities among imprisoned females. This exploratory case study ...
  • [n] infants, [n] votes

    Munn, Nicholas (2016)
    The inclusive presumption suggests that we should only disenfranchise those whose inclusion will undermine democratic values. Most people think we ought not to enfranchise infants. What harm would enfranchised infants do ...
  • A walking stick in one hand and a chainsaw in the other: Patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity

    Signal, Louise; Semper, Kelly; Stairmand, Jeannine; Davies, Cheryl; Millar, Elinor; Dowell, Tony; Lawrenson, Ross; Mangin, Dee; Sarfati, Diana (2017)
    AIMS: Multimorbidity is common, yet there are major gaps in research, particularly among younger and indigenous populations. This research aimed to understand patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity. METHODS: ...
  • The cost-effectiveness of active surveillance compared to watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy for low risk localised prostate cancer

    Lao, Chunhuan; Edlin, Richard; Rouse, Paul; Brown, Charis; Holmes, Michael; Gilling, Peter; Lawrenson, Ross (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Background: Radical prostatectomy is the most common treatment for localised prostate cancer in New Zealand. Active surveillance was introduced to prevent overtreatment and reduce costs while preserving the option of radical ...
  • Thomas William Carr: a Te Aroha storekeeper and speculator

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Thomas William Carr arrived in New Zealand in January 1881 accompanied by his large family and, reportedly, with extensive business experience and a large amount of capital. After first settling at Gisborne he moved to Te ...
  • Rural women’s perspectives of maternity services in the midland region of New Zealand

    Gibbons, Veronique; Lancaster, Gytha; Gosman, Kim; Lawrenson, Ross (2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Rural women face many challenges with regards to maternity services. Many rural primary birthing facilities in New Zealand have closed. The Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) model of maternity care, introduced in ...
  • Methods of a national colorectal cancer cohort study: the PIPER Project

    Firth, Melissa J.; Sharples, Katrina J.; Hinder, Victoria A.; Macapagal, Jerome; Sarfati, Diana; Derret, Sarah L.; Hill, Andrew G.; Brown, Charis; Reid, Papaarangi M.J.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atmore, Carol; Keating, John P.; Jeffery, Mark; Secker, Adrian H.; DeGroot, Charles; Jackson, Christopher G.C.A.; Findlay, Michael P.N. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2016)
    A national study looking at bowel cancer in New Zealand has previously been completed (the PIPER Project). The study included 5,610 patients and collected medical information about how each person was found to have bowel ...
  • John Squirrell: a farmer and storekeeper who mined (briefly) at Te Aroha

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    An English merchant’s clerk, some years after his wife’s death John Squirrell brought his sister and daughters to New Zealand to settle in the new Shaftesbury settlement, upriver from Te Aroha. His letters to English ...
  • Physical and mental health issues in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Although Te Aroha was considered to be a healthy district, until the early twentieth century it lacked clean water or adequate sanitation. There were justifiable fears of typhus and other diseases being created by these ...
  • Indigenous Wellbeing and Colonisation [Editorial]

    Axelsson, Per; Kukutai, Tahu; Kippen, Rebecca (The Royal Skyttean Society and Umeå University, 2016)
    Among countries in the circumpolar north1 there are persistent and substantial differences in health and wellbeing. Norway, for example, was at the top of the global 2015 Human Development Index compiled by the United ...
  • The proposal for a third medical school in New Zealand: A community-engaged graduate entry medical program

    Lawrenson, Ross; Town, Ian; Strasser, Roger; Strasser, Sarah; McKimm, Judy; Tapsell, Rees; Murray, Nigel (2017-04-07)
    New Zealand has a maldistributed workforce that is heavily dependent on recruiting international medical graduates. Shortages are particularly apparent in high needs communities and in general scope specialties in provincial ...
  • Mortality in the Waikato Hospital Systemic Sclerosis Cohort

    Ooi, Clement; Solanki, Kamal; Lao, Chunhuan; Frampton, Chris; White, Douglas (Wiley, 2017)
    Objective To characterize the causes of mortality and standardised mortality ratio in a cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Methods A cohort of 132 patients enrolled at the Waikato Systemic Sclerosis ...
  • Mobilising research ethics: Two examples from Aotearoa New Zealand

    Adams-Hutcheson, Gail (New Zealand Geographical Society, 2017)
    (Im)mobilities are considered to encapsulate a broad range of projects that establish a ‘moment-driven’ social science. I argue that moment driven research needs to be in conversation with an ethical document. It is how ...
  • Does increasing national happiness require decreasing freedom or determining social values?

    Weijers, Dan M. (2017)
    Some academics and policymakers have argued that happiness (or subjective well‐being) should be used as a goal for public policy. An important criticism of policy‐based attempts to increase happiness is that they will ...
  • Trash aesthetics and the sublime: Strategies for visualising the unrepresentable within a landscape of refuse

    Snake-Beings, Emit (2015)
    Living in a technology-dependent society, it seems inevitable that our vision of the world is mediated and extended through our interactions with technology. We often realize the extent of technological mediation when our ...
  • Wonder and environmental virtue

    van Zyl, Liezl (2017)
    Wonder is a familiar human emotion. It involves a feeling of delight, admiration, curiosity, and appreciation and is directed towards something that is beautiful, remarkable, mysterious, or unfamiliar. The objects of wonder ...
  • Losing sight of atmospheric sounds in televised nature documentary

    Delmotte, Isabelle A. (Edinburgh University Press, 2017)
    The production of soundtracks for televised nature documentaries involves complexities in balancing the audience's sonic perceptions and emotions with audio content and scientific rigour. In addition, soundtracks need to ...
  • Moral Considerations in Embodied Curriculum: A Review Essay

    Barbour, Karen (Arizona State University, 2016)
    This book is a treasure – a collection of significant and insightful works by an outstanding scholar in our international community of practitioner-researchers in dance and arts education. Recognized with both the American ...
  • Places we call home: Representing place and identity in contemporary dance performance

    Barbour, Karen (Common Ground Research Networks, 2016)
    In this article, I discuss ongoing research investigating methods of representing place and identity in contemporary dance performance. A feminist and phenomenological perspective provides the basis for this creative ...
  • Embodied values and ethical principles in somatic dance classes: Considering implicit motor learning

    Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2016)
    Articulating the embodied ways of knowing integral to living in the world, as a dancer, has been a long-term commitment in my own research and practice as both an artist and an educator. Consideration of how somatic practices ...