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dc.contributor.authorBerryman, Mere
dc.contributor.authorBateman, Sonja
dc.coverage.spatialConference held at Hamilton, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2008-12-08T03:24:23Z
dc.date.available2008-12-08T03:24:23Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationBerryman, M. & Bateman, S. (2008). Claiming space and restoring harmony within hui whakatika. In Levy, M., Nikora, L.W., Masters-Awatere, B., Rua, M. & Waitoki, W. (Eds). Claiming Spaces: Proceedings of the 2007 National Maori and Pacific Psychologies Symposium 23rd-24th November 2007 (pp. 111-122). Hamilton, New Zealand: Māori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato.en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978‐0‐473‐13577‐5
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10289/1554
dc.description.abstractThe time has come for indigenous, specifically Māori psychologies, to move from the margins, and claim legitimate space within the discipline of psychology (MPRU, 2007). Phinney and Rotheram (1987) argue that there are ethnicallylinked ways of thinking, feeling and acting that are acquired through socialisation. The message implicit in this statement has profound implications for a discipline that seeks to understand and respond to the intricacies of human behaviour. Although the epistemological paradigms emerging from the experiences of indigenous minorities such as Māori may offer a challenge to mainstream knowledge and perspectives (Gordon, 1997), it is clear that disregarding such alternatives may well leave the discipline of psychology impoverished. On the other hand, paying attention to alternative paradigms may well serve to enrich this discipline. This paper presents two successful Hui Whakatika that were led by Māori in mainstream settings. Particular dimensions of, and congruencies between both are explored. The first highlights the vital role of a kaumatua in facilitating and guiding the entire process; the second focuses on the role and experiences of a kaitakawaenga as he works collaboratively with whānau members to find resolution and restore harmony.en_US
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dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherMaori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikatoen_US
dc.rightsCopyright © Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato 2008 Each contributor has permitted the Maori and Psychology Research Unit to publish their work in this collection. No part of the material protected in this copyright notice may be reproduced or utilised in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the contributor concerned.en_US
dc.sourceNational Māori and Pacific Psychologies Symposium 2007en_NZ
dc.subjectMaorien_US
dc.subjectPacificen_US
dc.subjectpsychologyen_US
dc.subjectindigenousen_US
dc.subjecthui whakatikaen_US
dc.titleClaiming space and restoring harmony within hui whakatikaen_US
dc.typeConference Contributionen_US
pubs.elements-id20326
pubs.finish-date2007-11-24en_NZ
pubs.start-date2007-11-23en_NZ


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