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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit Papers by Issue Date

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Browsing Māori & Psychology Research Unit Papers by Issue Date

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  • Robertson, Neville; Masters, Bridgette; Lane, Catherine; Tapara, Ann; Corbett, Catherine; Graham, Rebekah; Gosche, Jessica; Jenkins, Ayla; King, Thea (University of Waikato, Māori and Psychology Research Unit, 2013)
    Domestic violence and child abuse represent significant threats to whānau ora. Conversely, the weakening or loss of whānau ties can increase the vulnerability of whānau members to domestic violence and child abuse. Thus ...
  • Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2013)
    This paper describes the critical role community psychology theories played in reframing literacy research involving mainly Māori and Pacific peoples’ extended families and communities. Within a critical social constructionist ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie (2013)
    Dreams and aspirations are at the core of what higher education is about. Students and scholars alike, the world over, are engaged in the realization of dreams that bring forth new opportunities, new ways of seeing and ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia; Tamanui, Virginia (2013)
    Today we explore home as a place of spiritual belonging and continuity and how tangi relies on the genealogical connectedness of ancestral and living communities to care for the tūpāpaku, the human remains, and wairua, the ...
  • Furness, Jane Amanda; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Robertson, Neville (2013)
    Knowledge of ourselves as cultural beings, of the values and beliefs of those with whom we work, and of the history of relations among those in our work settings are essential for community and applied social psychologists. ...
  • Johnson, Diana; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Sage, 2013)
    Homelessness is a human tragedy that is often associated with mental illness. Maori people are overrepresented in the homeless population and among people experiencing mental illness in New Zealand. Little is known about ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2013)
    Customary death ritual and traditional practice have continued for the Maori (indigenous) people of Aotearoa/New Zealand, despite intensive missionary incursion and the colonial process. This paper critically considers ...
  • Hodgetts, Darrin (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2013)
    This article reviews the book: “Representations of global poverty: Aid, development and international NGOs” by N. Dogra.
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Chamberlain, Kerry (2012)
    Drawing insights from interviews with Maori homeless people, health professionals, and relevant local and international literatures, this chapter focuses on the provision of medical care to homeless people. In particular, ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Masters, Bridgette; Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2012)
    Death is a universal event. It will happen to all of us, yet how we respond to death is particular and influenced by our cultural worlds. This study offers an investigation of the idiographic, of how one woman responded ...
  • Groot, Shiloh; Rua, Mohi; Dudgeon, Pat; Garvey, Darren (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2012)
    In this special issue, edited by Mohi, Bridgette, Shiloh, Pat and Darren, we showcase work conducted within several such Indigenous psychologies. This collection of papers from emerging Indigenous scholars reflect a vibrant, ...
  • King, Pita; Young-Hauser, Amanda; Li, Wendy; Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2012)
    The 2002 World Report on Violence states that violence occurs in about 70 percent of intimate relationships (Krug, Dahlberg, Mercy, Zwi, & Lozano, 2002). New Zealand research indicates that more than a quarter of relationships ...
  • Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Māori & Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2012)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2009. The unit was established in August of 1997. The unit is designed to provide a catalyst and support network for enhancing research concerning the psychological ...
  • Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Groot, Shiloh Ann Maree (Wiley, 2012)
    Prominent assumptions about street homelessness and how it should be addressed originate primarily from middle class domiciled worldviews. This article draws on interviews with 58 street homeless people to develop a typology ...
  • Jacob, Juanita; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Ritchie, Jane (2011)
    Research about Maori children's experiences and perceptions of death and tangi (Maori death rituals) is sparse. What is available tends to be generalised and stems from Western paradigms of knowledge. In this study we ...
  • Hoeata, Chloe; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Li, Wendy Wen; Young-Hauser, Amanda Maria; Robertson, Neville (2011)
    Intimate partner violence (IPV) has recently been acknowledged as a worldwide phenomenon, with approximately one in four intimate relationships containing some form of violence. This study explores the interaction between ...
  • Rua, Mohi; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Māori & Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2011)
    Annual report of the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) 2009. The unit was established in August of 1997. The unit is designed to provide a catalyst and support network for enhancing research concerning the psychological ...
  • Edge, Kiri; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi (2011)
    Although whānau/family that are configured by both Pākehā and Māori identities number significantly within New Zealand, there has been little or no attention paid to the ways in which these identities influence the bereavement ...
  • Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Rua, Mohi (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s National Institute of Research Excellence in Māori Advancement and Development, 2011)
    Māori men have higher rates of many diseases and lower life expectancy than other population groups in New Zealand. The general consensus is that these health inequalities are due to the inequitable distribution of the ...
  • Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Hodgetts, Darrin; Carlson, Teah; Rua, Mohi (Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s National Institute of Research Excellence in Māori Advancement and Development, 2011)
    Chronic illnesses are a feature of many Māori homescapes. These illnesses are often managed at home through the use of health technologies, particularly medications. This article explores the meanings given to medications ...