Rangatahi Wahine: Overcoming the odds – preliminary results
Merritt, K. (2003). Rangatahi Wahine: Overcoming the odds – preliminary results. In Nikora, L.W., Levy, M., Masters, B., Waitoki, W., Te Awekotuku, N., and Etheredge, R.J.M. (Eds). The Proceedings of the National Māori Graduates of Psychology Symposium 2002: Making a difference. Proceedings of a symposium hosted by the Māori & Psychology Research Unit at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, 29-30 November 2002 (pp.107-109). Hamilton, New Zealand: Māori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato.
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The purpose of my research was to identify factors that have contributed to the development of resilience in young Māori girls’ lives. Incorporated into this was an exploration of their psychosocial competence makeup, to see whether their sense of self, sense of relationship to the world, and ability to negotiate life events, was unique.
Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato