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Browsing Arts and Social Sciences Papers by Issue Date

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Browsing Arts and Social Sciences Papers by Issue Date

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  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Drury, Abdullah (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    This article reviews the book 'The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity: Allah and His People', by Aziz Al-Azmch.
  • Drury, Abdullah (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    This article reviews the book 'Religious conversions in the Mediterranean world', edited by Nadia Marzouki and Oliver Roy.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...