• Advocacy in the NZ not-for-profit sector: 'Nothing stands by itself.' 

      Elliott, Susan; Haigh, David (Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Inc., 2013-12)
      This research focuses on government–not-for-profit (NFP) sector relationships, with particular reference to advocacy in New Zealand. It follows a study of advocacy in Australia by Onyx et al. (2009). There are concerns ...
    • African mothers’ experiences of raising ‘Afro-Kiwi kids’ in Aotearoa / New Zealand 

      Connor, Helene; Ayallo, Irene; Elliott, Susan (African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP), 2017-12)
      This article presents findings from qualitative research data gathered from a group of ten refugee-background and immigrant African mothers living in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. The research study—From Mama Africa to ...
    • Celebrating diversity! Umm? And why the question – "Kei hea te putea?" Is more important than ever. Posted on April 6, 2018 by RSW Collective 

      Kenkel, David (Re-imaging Social Work in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2018-04-06)
      Fraser and Honneth (2003) suggest that one useful way to slice up politics is to distinguish between the politics of recognition and the politics of redistribution. You could also talk about identity politics (Gergen, 1995) ...
    • Change and development in Glen Eden 2017: report to Waitakere Ranges Local Board 

      Haigh, David; Kenkel, David; Doswell, Kate (Unitec ePress, 2020-02-24)
      This paper has been expanded from the report previously published by ePress on 13.11.2017 [https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3981] This is a report on change and development issues facing Glen Eden. The Waitakere Ranges Local ...
    • Cloaked in Life and Death: Re-Surfacing From the Loss of a Father. 

      Ingamells, Kay; Ijsseldijk, Anita (Guilford Publications, Inc., 2013)
      For my son this is and will be part of his life story. His mates will have had dads that take them to sports, give them advice, and tinker with cars, boats, or bikes. My son’s story is final. His dad died when he was ...
    • A community approach to palliative care : embracing indigenous concepts and practices in a hospice setting 

      Cottle, Margaret; Hughes, Catherine; Gremillion, Helen (Guilford Publications, Inc., 2013-05)
      This article documents a community approach to palliative care that took place in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand in 2010. It is based on a case study of a 24-year old woman of Māori and Samoan heritage. While the hospice ...
    • The corner : clients that inspire us 

      Epston, David (2014)
      Following a comment of Peggy Sax that some clients “bring out the best in us,” I proposed in 2011 that, furthermore, some clients do more than that, they in fact inspire us. I am sure I am not the only one to think so ...
    • Decolonising social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand 

      McNabb, David (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER), 2019-07)
      The social work education sector has a vital role to play in advancing the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples. Global and national standards reinforce this requirement and regulatory frameworks identify decolonising ...
    • Developing a collaborative methodology for research with community groups 

      Gremillion, Helen (Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 2013-11-11)
      This ‘short communication’ considers four different methodological approaches for ethnographic research projects that engage community groups when the research topic is contested amongst group members. I locate my ...
    • Effective programmes for NEET young people : a case study evaluation 

      Benseman, John (2006)
      The transition phase of moving from compulsory schooling to tertiary training, education or employment is an important part of the life cycle in most societies. When this transition is achieved successfully, young people ...
    • Effectiveness of the Breaking Ground programme in transforming parenting skills and practice 

      Wong, M.; Beekmans, T.; Taliaoa, F.; Oades, L. (Unitec ePress, 2021-11-18)
      The Breaking Ground programme was an 18-month pilot programme to support families and parents in a mana-enhancing process while developing parenting skills and practices, focused on intensive family intervention. Practitioners ...
    • Embedding learning for future and imagined communities in portfolio assessment 

      Romova, Zina; Andrew, Martin B. (Unitec ePress, 2015-09-15)
      In tertiary contexts where adults study writing for future academic purposes, teaching and learning via portfolio provides them with multiple opportunities to create and recreate texts characteristic of their future and ...
    • An emergency response to ‘going off your face’ at school 

      Epston, David (2012)
      Glen, aged nine, has been threatened to be expelled from an exemplary school on account of his uncontrollable and dangerous rages. David Epston contrives with Glen and his family to ‘team up’ against the reputation this ...
    • Experiencing women’s advocacy : connections with and departures from a feminist socio-political movement to end violence against women 

      Neville, Diane Woolson; Dodson, Giles (Unitec ePress, 2015-08-13)
      This article examines how contemporary women’s advocates working in New Zealand with women experiencing intimate partner violence regard their work and how these experiences both connect with and depart from a feminist ...
    • 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). ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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