Browsing by Author "Lawrence, Stewart R."

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  • Testing times: New Zealand’s clinical laboratories under the 1990s health sector reforms

    France, Necia (The University of Waikato, 2001)
    This thesis examines New Zealand’s clinical laboratory services during the 1990s, a recent period of major neo-liberally driven health sector change in New Zealand. Internationally, although estimates of expenditure on ...
  • Social deprivation in New Zealand

    Harcourt, Brian James (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The purpose of the thesis was to better understand the phenomenon of social deprivation, world-wide and in particular in New Zealand. Social deprivation has been defined in many ways with multiple surrogates used to ‘measure’ ...
  • Social capital and the budgeting process

    Frost, Denise Margaret (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This thesis arose out of a previous study of budgeting practices carried out at a not-for-profit church. This initial study had found that relationships played an important role in budgeting practices. Interviewees carried ...
  • Understanding accountability in an ever-changing New Zealand health system

    Zainal Abidin, Nor Azizah Binti (University of Waikato, 2015)
    The purpose of this research was to understand how the constant adoption of reforms affected accountability understanding and its practices in the New Zealand public health system. This study adopted a qualitative ...
  • Health Literacy: A Hermeneutic Study of New Zealand Baby Boomers

    Davey, Janet (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Health literacy has traditionally been conceptualised as individual skills in a health context. Although there is growing consensus that health literacy is a multidimensional construct, interacting with socio-cultural ...

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