Browsing by Subject "women"

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  • Psychosocial support needs of women with breast cancer in the Waikato region of New Zealand

    Blackmore, Tania Louise; del Mundo-Ramos, Elaine; Chepulis, Lynne Merran; Lao, Chunhuan; Burrett, Vanessa Mary; McCleery, Jenny; Campbell, Ian; Lawrenson, Ross (WILEY, 2020)
    Breast cancer (BC) is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women and the third most common cancer in New Zealand (NZ), with more than 3000 registrations and 600 deaths annually.¹ While survival from BC in NZ is better ...
  • Race-ing and engendering the nation-state in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Seuffert, Nan (American University - Washington College of Law, 2002-02-01)
    During the past several decades the dynamics of law and policy reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand have prefigured and encapsulated contemporary trends in economic state restructuring, indigenous claims to refigure the nation, ...
  • Rare Birds: Memorable women characters in spy thriller fiction, 1888-2000

    Bydder, Jillene (Annual Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ), 2018)
    Women characters in spy thrillers may be essential to the action, like Vesper in Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, and they can be a pleasure to meet, like E. Phillips Oppenheim’s delightful Miss Edith Brown in Miss Brown of ...
  • Recognising Autistic women: A minority within a minority

    Hefferon, Kyle Anne (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Evidence is emerging from the Western world that, when seeking assistance, Autistic women are remaining unrecognised, or are being misdiagnosed with mental illness by the clinical professionals they approach. However, as ...
  • Retirement provision for New Zealand women: The relative role of demographic influence

    Marsault, Anyes (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 1999-08)
    This research contributes to our knowledge of retirement provision by clarifying the obstacles that women face in relation to old age provision. By using multivariate analysis and therefore by controlling for confounding ...
  • Seen but not heard: Women's experiences of educational leadership in Solomon Islands secondary schools

    Akao, Shalom Maiasi (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    This study is concerned with the representation of women in leadership positions in Solomon Islands. In particular, it explores the educational leadership experiences of women working in Solomon Islands' secondary schools. ...
  • Sexual Desire in Women Presenting for Antiandrogen Therapy

    Conaglen, Helen M.; Conaglen, John V. (Routledge, 2003)
    Women presenting with hirsuties/polycystic ovary syndrome have increased production of androgens. Clinical lore suggests that these women may have increased sexual desire. Treatment of hirsuties commonly involves antiandrogen ...
  • Te Whakaruruhau Transition and Wellbeing programme: An implementation evaluation

    Robins, Kathryn; Robertson, Neville (University of Waikato, 2008-06-26)
    Based on the recognition that many women who come into refuge have few options but to return to the sort of environment in which they have been abused, the Transition and Wellbeing programme aims to provide medium to ...
  • A visceral approach: cooking ‘at home’ with migrant women in Hamilton, New Zealand

    Longhurst, Robyn; Johnston, Lynda; Ho, Elsie (Wiley, 2010)
    People’s visceral experiences of food – the tastes, textures and aromas – can tell us a great deal about their emotional and affective relations with place. Questions of bodies and embodiment are increasingly becoming a ...
  • What are the views and experiences of daily life for women living with visible, physical disabilities in Papua New Guinea?

    Yenas, Alice Mona (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Papua New Guinea (PNG) developed its National Policy for Disability (NPD) in 2005. The NPD aims to remove barriers that hinder the right of people with disabilities to live a life that is no different to able bodied people ...
  • Where there's smoke there's fire? Women's experiences of smoking and cessation during pregnancy

    Drewer, Amanda (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Women who smoke during pregnancy have been identified by the New Zealand Ministry of Health as a priority group for cessation services. In addition to adverse pregnancy outcomes, the effects of cigarette exposure in utero ...
  • Women Leading in Silence in Papua New Guinea Higher Education

    Vali, Kerren Silo (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    The Constitution of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (National Goals and Directive Principles, the Preamble of the PNG Constitution, 1975) and the National Gender Equity Policy (2003) advocate for the increase of ...
  • Women on board, firm financial performance and agency costs

    Wellalage, Nirosha Hewa; Locke, Stuart (Springer, 2013)
    This study investigates the link between female board directors and company financial performance and agency costs in Sri Lanka's publicly listed companies. In order to investigate the impact of board gender diversity on ...
  • Women, sport and the media: A complex terrain

    Bruce, Toni (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2008)
    In this chapter I examine coverage of women’s sport, exposing the ways in which the sports media can simultaneously challenge and reinforce dominant assumptions that sport is primarily a male domain. I first summarize the ...
  • Young women and the co-construction of leadership

    McNae, Rachel Elizabeth (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010)
    Purpose – Young women's leadership is an area frequently overlooked in educational leadership development. This paper aims to bring young women's voices into educational leadership conversations and illustrate an alternative ...