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  • Rethinking motivating operations: A reply to commentaries on Edwards, Lotfizadeh, and Poling (2019)

    Edwards, Timothy L.; Lotfizadeh, Amin D.; Poling, Alan (Wiley, 2019)
    As we acknowledged in our initial article (Edwards, Lotfizadeh, & Poling, 2019), the MO concept as popularized by Michael and his supporters, which we hereafter call the “current” concept, has served behavior analysts ...
  • The new kava user: Diasporic identity formation in reverse

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (The Journal of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand, 2015)
    Diaspora' studies have broadened their definition to now include hybridised identities situated in both the past and future. The formation of the Indo-Fijian ethnicity is an example of the evolution of a hybrid diasporic ...
  • An outsider's guide to public oral history in New Zealand

    Mahuika, Nepia (2017)
    At the beginning of this century, public history in New Zealand was considered a ‘new term’ in historical practice, described as crucial in both ‘the emergence of professional history writing’ and the assertion of ‘cultural ...
  • James Gordon: a ‘useful all-round man’ at Te Aroha and elsewhere

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Some confusion over the early details of James Gordon’s life is unavoidable because his birth was not registered and there were several namesakes. Born to an Irish father and a Maori mother, after the latter reputedly ...
  • Voices of the land: Richard Nunns in conversation with Martin Lodge

    Nunns, Richard; Lodge, Martin (Composers Association of New Zealand, 2008)
    Richard Nunns in conversation with Martin Lodge
  • A 'class of no political weight'? Interracial marriage, mixed race children and land rights in southern New Zealand, 1840s-1880s

    Wanhalla, Angela; Stevens, Kate (Routledge, 2019)
    Interracial marriage was a defining feature of interaction between local Ngāi Tahu and newcomers in southern New Zealand from the early nineteenth century. Scholarship has explored the importance of such relationships to ...
  • Guidance and ethical considerations for undertaking transgender health research and institutional review boards adjudicating this research.

    Adams, Noah; Pearce, Ruth; Veale, Jaimie; Radix, Asa; Castro, Danielle; Sarkar, Amrita; Thom, Kai Cheng (2017)
    The purpose of this review is to create a set of provisional criteria for Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) to refer to when assessing the ethical orientation of transgender health research proposals. We began by searching ...
  • Ahamb (Malekula, Vanuatu) - Language Contexts

    Rangelov, Tihomir; Bratrud, Tom; Barbour, Julie Renee (EL Publishing, 2019)
    The Ahamb language is spoken by around 950 people, most of whom reside on the small Ahamb Island off the south coast of Malekula, the second largest island in the Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific. Ahamb is one of ...
  • Language Contexts: Malua (Malekula Island, Vanuatu)

    Barbour, Julie Renee; Wessels, Kanauhea Janion; McCarter, Joe (ELPublishing, 2018)
    The Malua language is one of more than 30 endangered Oceanic languages spoken on Malekula Island in Vanuatu. Malua is locally understood to have two varieties, one spoken in Malua Bay and the other in Espiegles Bay. Little ...
  • Motivating operations and stimulus control

    Edwards, Timothy L.; Lotfizadeh, Amin D.; Poling, Alan (Wiley, 2019)
    The motivating operations concept has generated substantial conceptual analysis and research interest. Following an analysis of how motivating operations affect behavior, one which emphasizes the interactive role of ...
  • International social work placements: Can overseas students stimulate professional learning for NGO staff?

    Henley, L.J.; Lowe, Simon; Henley, Z.A.; Munro, C.; Chan, C.; Chhong, C.; Hach, H.; Hor, S.; Kea, S.; Mork, R.; Pheun, S.; Pras, S.; Noue, S.; Song, L. (2019)
    This article focuses on the outcomes of collaborative work undertaken between a team of social workers supporting a New Zealand social work student from the University of Waikato completing her final placement. The student ...
  • Behind the label: Complexities of identifying Māori whānau in an away from home hospital transfer

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Boulton, Amohia; Rata, Arama; Tangitu-Joseph, Makarita; Brown, Rachel; Cormack, Donna (New Zealand Psychological Society, 2017)
    This paper highlights two methodological issues that arose for a group of Māori researchers during the first few months of a Māori CoRE funded project. The issues were in relation to defining 1) the evolving construction ...
  • Nutritionism and the construction of 'poor choices' in families facing food insecurity

    Graham, Rebekah; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Hodgetts, Darrin; Chamberlain, Kerry (Sage, 2018)
    The dominant research approach to both food insecurity and charitable meal provision is nutritionistic, deficit-orientated and ignores wider socio-economic issues. This reinforces existing power dynamics and overlooks the ...
  • Homeless people's leisure practices within and beyond urban socio-scapes

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth (Sage, 2016)
    With increased inequity and polarisation in society, access to leisure has become even more crucial for ensuring the humanity and health of people living in urban poverty. Homeless people constitute the hard edge of urban ...
  • Food insecurity in urban New Zealand. The case of the Kopa family

    Graham, Rebekah; Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie Emma Elisabeth; Chamberlain, Kerry (2018)
    Poverty brings insecurity and chaos into the home, forcing families to develop strategies for navigating the difficulties of food insecurity. We document how one household, the Kopa family, responds to poverty in ad hoc ...
  • ‘Revolting murder at Te Aroha’ in 1881

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    The brutal murder of Hamiona Haira, who had been mining with his two brothers and his father-in-law, shocked the new settlement. Being a member of Ngati Koi and Ngati Hako, these hapu threatened utu on the Pakeha responsible, ...
  • Jespersen cycles on Malekula

    Barbour, Julie Renee (De Gruyter Mouton, 2015)
    In the indigenous languages of Malekula Island, members of Oceanic, diverse standard negation strategies have been identified, including double negation, simple preverbal negators, and simple postverbal negators. Individual ...
  • Undergraduate linguistics and human research ethics

    Barbour, Julie Renee (2016)
    For students of linguistics at the University of Waikato, in Aotearoa/New Zealand, human research ethics has been something of a mystery. Delayed until graduate study, allocated to a generic Research Methods class, or even ...
  • Taunakitia Te Marae: A Te Arawa perspective of Marae wellbeing: Final Report

    Tiakiwai, Sarah-Jane; Pihama, Leonie; Tahana, Taria; Kilgour, Jonathan T. (Te Arawa Tangata, 2015)
    In collaboration with Nga Pae o te Maramatanga, Waikato Tainui College for Research and Development and Te Kotahi Research Institute, Te Arawa Tangata conducted a research project named Taunakitia Te Marae, aimed at ...
  • “This is not us”: But actually, it is. Talking about when to raise the issue of colonisation.

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana (New Zealand Psychological Society, 2019)
    This paper is a commentary on some of the responses to the public narrative of the events after the March 15th Christchurch attack. Several colleagues had publicly and privately, offered their views on the Government’s and ...

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