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  • The piano at the elms

    Moffat, Kirstine (Otago University Press, 2015)
    Just before the bustle of the Tauranga business district begins, beyond a sprawling overpass junction, there is a tranquil haven of serenity enclosed by a white picket fence. I push open the gate and wander down a curving ...
  • Robocop - The depersonalisation of police officers and their emotions: A diary study of emotional labor and burnout in front line British police officers

    Lennie, Sarah-Jane; Crozier Sarah, E.; Sutton, Anna (Elsevier BV, 2019)
    Policing has long been recognized as an emotionally distressing and stressful occupation, and recent years have seen a marked increase in psychological illness within the police service of Britain. Research into the emotional ...
  • Pasifika women affected by domestic violence: The case of Teuila

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Gosche, Jessica (Massey University Press, 2017)
    Domestic violence is a pervasive social issue in New Zealand, with the majority of victims being women and children. In 2008, the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey found that one in five Pasifika had experienced violence ...
  • The future of wellbeing at tertiary institutions

    Weijers, Dan M. (2019)
    What would it take to create a tertiary institution that valued wellbeing second only to education? It would require a fully distributed, comprehensive, personalisable wellbeing programme with institution-wide buy-in and ...
  • Length of Hospital Stay for Osteoarthritic Primary Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries in New Zealand

    Lao, Chunhuan; Lees, David; Patel, Sandeep; White, Douglas; Lawrenson, Ross (MDPI AG, 2019)
    This study aims to explore the length of stay (LOS) of publicly funded osteoarthritic primary hip and knee replacement surgeries in New Zealand. Patients with osteoarthritis who underwent publicly funded primary hip and ...
  • Mindfulness as a personal resource to reduce work stress in the job demands-resources model

    Grover, Steven L.; Teo, Stephen T.T.; Pick, David; Roche, Maree A. (Wiley, 2017)
    Based on the job demands‐resources (JD‐R) model, this study examines the different ways that the personal resource of mindfulness reduces stress. Structural equation modeling based on data from 415 Australian nurses shows ...
  • Broadening telematic electroacoustic music by affective rendering and embodied real-time data sonification

    Whalley, Ian (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2014)
    Often played in traditional music performance formats, much recent telematic electroacoustic music focuses on the relationships between people/machines and geographically distributed cultures/spaces/players, and/or it ...
  • Use of cognitive genres as textual norms in academic English prose: University essays in English literature and sociology

    Bruce, Ian (Centre de linguistique appliquée, Université de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 2015)
    Cet article présente une analyse des ressources textuelles utilisées dans la rédaction du genre universitaire "dissertation" dans deux disciplines – la littérature anglaise et la sociologie – dans le cadre d'une théorie ...
  • Mechanisms linking acculturation, work-family conflict, and subjective well-being among Chinese immigrants in New Zealand

    Shang, Sudong; O’Driscoll, Michael P.; Roche, Maree A. (Wiley, 2018)
    Work–family conflict (WFC) research has focused almost exclusively on nonimmigrant populations. To expand the understanding of WFC among immigrants, this longitudinal study (six‐month time lag) aimed to investigate the ...
  • He Tangata Kei Tua: Guidelines for biobanking with Māori.

    Hudson, Maui; Beaton, Angela; Milne, Moe; Port, Waiora; Russell, Khyla; Smith, Barry; Toki, Valmaine; Uerata, Lynley; Wilcox, Phillip L. (Māori and Indigenous Governance Centre, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Māori ethical frameworks recognise that all research in New Zealand is of interest to Māori and outline community expectations of appropriate behavior in research to deliver the best outcomes for Māori. Research contributes ...
  • Primary care access and foregone care: A survey of transgender adolescents and young adults

    Clark, Beth A.; Veale, Jaimie; Greyson, Devon; Saewyc, Elizabeth M. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Objective. To examine the issues of primary care access and foregone health care among transgender adolescents and young adults. Methods. This cross-sectional analysis of data from the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey ...
  • Risk and protective factors for transgender youths' substance use.

    Watson, Ryan J.; Veale, Jaimie; Gordon, Allegra R.; Clark, Beth A.; Saewyc, Elizabeth M. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Research at the intersection of substance use and protective factors among transgender youth is scarce; emerging evidence suggests high risk for substance use for transgender youth. We analyzed data from 323 transgender ...
  • Overseas social work placements: Can a well-designed workflow contribute to the success of an overseas placement?

    Henley, Lee; Lowe, Simon; Munro, Claudia (University of Otago Library, 2019)
    This article reflects on the importance of workflow design for students completing field education as part of a social work degree. Specifically, this article examines this in the context of an Aotearoa New Zealand social ...
  • Editorial

    Shieff, Sarah (School of Arts, University of Waikato, 2011)
    This issue also presents new work from an unusual quarter, and in an unusual genre for JNZL. Ian Wedde's memoir 'A Little Bit Prickly...' was presented as the 9th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture at the University ...
  • Māori women’s perspectives of leadership and wellbeing

    Ruru, Stacey Mariu; Roche, Maree A.; Waitoki, Waikaremoana (Te Rau Matatini, 2017)
    Within Aotearoa, New Zealand, Māori women are engaged in leadership roles in community and professional workplace settings, however little is known about how they maintain their wellbeing. This research sought to unravel ...
  • Silencing prisoner protests: Criminology, black women and state-sanctioned ‎violence

    Gatewood, Britany J.; Norris, Adele N. (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
    Protests and resistance from those locked away in jails, prisons and detention centers occur but receive limited, if any, mainstream attention. In the United States and Canada, 61 instances of prisoner unrest occurred in ...
  • Ko tōku ingoa ko Ripeka - My name is Ripeka

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana (New Zealand Psychological Society, 2016)
    This book is organised around Ripeka and her family's story. The events described in her story reflect the lives of several wāhine, tāne, rangatahi and tamariki who have been involved in psychological services.
  • John Mansfield Thomson: Selected Writings

    Lodge, Martin (Steele Roberts Ltd, 2003)
    Selected writings compiled by Martin Lodge
  • Tribute to John Thomson

    Lodge, Martin (Steele Roberts Ltd, 2003)
    THE MOTIVE OF HISTORY is at bottom poetic." Those significant words of Trevelyan were used by John Thomson to introduce a speech acknowledging his receipt of the Composers Association of New Zealand Citation for Services ...
  • Editors’ introduction: Generating data

    Curtis, Bruce; Curtis, Cate (Sage Publications, 2016)
    This Major Work collection explores a number of substantive methodologies and focuses on generating data, drawing primarily on literature from sociology, social psychology, social anthropology, and education.

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