• A family and community approach to stealing 

      Ingamells, Kay; Epston, David (Guilford Publications, Inc., 2013)
      Stealing, a common problem of childhood and adolescence, is often regarded as an expression of distress and is associated with parental “distance” and family breakups, especially in older children (Patterson 1982, p. 263). ...
    • Financial self-efficacy scale for people living in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ FSES) 

      Nguyen, Hoa; Shafi, H.M. (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      As indicated by the increased amount of literature that examines the role of financial self-efficacy in current or future financial behaviours, it is important to have a valid and reliable tool to measure financial ...
    • Happiness is not only your right, it’s your duty : the new age spiritism of Salto Quântico 

      Stone, Emma (University of California Press, 2016)
      Salto Quântico is a rapidly growing religious movement based in Aracaju, Brazil. Syncretising New Age, Spiritist and Christian precepts, the group exposes followers to spiritual discourse and ideology imparted by enlightened ...
    • Hopo: The dread that clings 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Auckland University of Technology, 2021-07-27)
      HOPO is a term that has many definitions and explanations. This is complicated further by the fact that te reo Māori does not translate directly into English. There is very little literature concerning hopo. What does exist ...
    • Housing issues in Auckland 

      Haigh, David (Auckland District Council of Social Service Inc. (ADCOSS), 2016-02)
      Recently, I went to hear Alan Johnson (Salvation Army Policy Analyst) speak on the topic of housing, and how Auckland itself got into this mess. Here are some of my thoughts on that speech. Alan Johnson started by asking ...
    • Impacts of poverty 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      In Aotearoa New Zealand there is a strong link between poverty and certain impacts such as physical health problems, psychological wellbeing, housing, education, food insecurity and social status. These impacts are closely ...
    • International social work: Bodies with organs 

      Rennie, Gavin; Gray, Mel (2007)
      Many of our colleagues have asked us to write a paper for an Australian and New Zealand audience on international social work and, as we shall see, there are various bodies with vital organs, with apologies to Deleuze ...
    • Intersections of immigration law and family violence: Exploring barriers for ethnic migrant and refugee background women 

      Ayallo, Irene (Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, 2021-12-23)
      INTRODUCTION: Action on family violence remains a policy priority for the New Zealand government. Accordingly, this article explores the Immigration New Zealand’s Victims of Family Violence (VFV) visa. Specifically, it ...
    • Interview with Neil Smith 

      Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-16)
      This interview with Neil Smith, carried out in 2002, is the second in a series of interviews with practitioners who have made significant contributions to the field of community development in Aotearoa New Zealand. Neil ...
    • The Jesus of K Road: Theological reflections on Māori and homelessness 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Auckland University of Technology, 2021-11-26)
      This paper reflects on my observations of, and casual discussions with, Māori experiencing homelessness, specifically, during the current lockdown in Auckland which began on 17 August 2021. It is important for those who ...
    • Lay members of New Zealand research ethics committees : who and what do they represent? 

      Gremillion, Helen; Tolich, Martin; Bathurst, Ralph (Sage Publications, 2015)
      Since the 1988 Cartwright Inquiry, lay members of ethics committees have been tasked with ensuring that ordinary New Zealanders are not forgotten in ethical deliberations. Unlike Institutional Review Boards (IRBs, or ethics ...
    • Māori theology and syncretism 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Sage on behalf of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga = Māori Centre of Research Excellence, 2021-08-10)
      Syncretism will never be a word used at the dinner tables of whānau (family) or at the marae (Māori communal gathering places) for it is ingrained in a specifically theological world. However, the concept behind the word ...
    • The meanings of gender and the home space for recipients of palliative care, and some implications for social workers in the field 

      Hughes, Catherine; Gremillion, Helen (The International Association of Schools of Social Work, 2014-09)
      This article explores the occupation of gendered spaces on the part of four men and four women journeying through palliative care. Drawing on ethnographic and interview data focussing on participants’ experiences with ...
    • More travels with Herodotus : tripping over borders lightly or 'psychiatric imperialism' 

      Epston, David (2011)
      ... The questions we were asked to address were as follows: (i) What are the most important issues in mental health in your country? (ii) What kind of public policies are used to resolve these mental heath issues? (iii) ...
    • The mystery of the god Io 

      Rangiwai, Byron (Irukandji Press, 2022-02)
      ...These facts have fed an enduring controversy over the authenticity of the Māori god Io. This is a complicated and extensive debate.* Skeptics believe that Io was either an accidental or intentional colonial construct ...
    • New public management and information communication technology : organisational influences on frontline child protection practice 

      Webster, M.; McNabb, David (Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, 2016)
      In this paper the authors examine the new public management (NPM) philosophy influencing the organisational environment in which child protection social workers are located. NPM prioritises outputs through policies, such ...
    • New Zealand : the Manukau Family Literacy Project 

      Benseman, John (2008)
      Following the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey in 1996, there has been an upsurge of interest in adult literacy in New Zealand, as reflected in the development of a national adult literacy strategy and ...
    • Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies: International Overview of the Field in Africa, Canada, Latin America, Asia, the Pacific, and Europe 

      Mirabella, Roseanne M.; Gemelli, Giuliana; Malcolm, Margy-Jean (2007)
      The growth of nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) around the world has been accompanied by a concomitant growth in the number of education and training programs developed to provide ...
    • People with a borderline personality disorder diagnosis describe discriminatory experiences 

      Veysey, Sheree A. (Taylor & Francis Group together with the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2014-03-20)
      The psychiatric diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) attracts considerable stigma. People given this diagnosis may be characterised as manipulative, difficult, attention-seeking or untreatable. This paper ...
    • Qualities and practices of professional social work leadership in an interdisciplinary mental health service : an action learning approach 

      McNabb, David; Webster, M. (Taylor & Francis, 2010-03)
      Since the mid-1980s, health service restructuring in New Zealand has strengthened managerialism, arguably detracting from professional considerations. Professional leaders without line-management responsibilities have ...

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