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dc.contributor.authorNikora, Linda Waimarie
dc.contributor.authorMasters, Bridgette
dc.contributor.authorTe Awekotuku, Ngahuia
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-19T22:51:14Z
dc.date.available2012-04-19T22:51:14Z
dc.date.issued2012-03
dc.identifier.citationNikora, L. W., Masters, B., & Te Awekotuku, N. (2012). Final arrangements following death: Maori indigenous decision making and tangi. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 22(5), 400-413.en_NZ
dc.identifier.issn1099-1298
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10289/6235
dc.description.abstractDeath 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 to, and made arrangements to, mourn and bury her mother. Specifically, we explore how she and her whanau (family) under pressure of time and grief and in the absence of clear final wishes, met to consider issues and make decisions about the situation they were confronted with. This case forms part of a much larger programme of research into Maori death rituals, change and adaption. Informing a scholarly audience unfamiliar with the Maori world requires a significant amount of contextual information. The case study is a powerful strategy to achieve this and one that draws readers into deep understanding (Willig, 2008). This case provides insight into the struggles of an indigenous fourth-world people living within the heterogeneity of Aotearoa/New Zealand society; it demonstrates how values change across generations as people live their lives increasingly away from their ancestral homelands; and how traditionally defined roles and responsibilities within the whanau (family) are challenged by members living away from each other.en_NZ
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dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherWileyen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTangihanga Research Programme
dc.rightsThis is an author's version of an article published in the Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
dc.subjectMaori death ritualsen_NZ
dc.subjectbereavementen_NZ
dc.titleFinal arrangements following death: Maori indigenous decision making and tangien_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/casp.2112
dc.relation.isPartOfJournal of Community and Applied Social Psychologyen_NZ
pubs.begin-page400en_NZ
pubs.elements-id37422
pubs.end-page413en_NZ
pubs.issue5en_NZ
pubs.volume22en_NZ


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