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The use of brief screening instruments for age-related cognitive impairment in New Zealand
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2012)
This study aimed to determine which measures are most commonly used to screen for age-related cognitive impairment in New Zealand, to describe how and why they are used, determine the factors clinicians deem most important ...
Maintaining family life under shiftwork schedules: A case study of a New Zealand petrochemical plant
(The New Zealand Psychological Society, 2010)
This article discusses the impact of long-term shiftwork on the families of male shiftworkers at a New Zealand petrochemical company. The findings are based primarily on interviews with twenty-seven shiftworkers and seventeen ...
Constructing the Female Mathematics Teacher: A New Zealand Historical Case Study
In this paper we explore the ways in which meanings of the female mathematics teacher are subjectively and collectively constructed, legitimated and challenged. Our context is New Zealand during the 1950s. We use history ...
Fia Ola: Grief recovery following a tsunami disaster in Samoa
(Cambridge University Press (CUP): STM Journals, 2016)
Natural disasters provide humanity with a setting in which to examine core dimensions of life. How people respond to and make sense of their experiences due to the ruptures of trauma and devastation remains vital in grief ...
Enactments of identity in the New Zealand short story
New Zealand, as a nation, has been in existence for less than two centuries – whether one dates its assumption of sovereignty to the 1835 Declaration of Independence by the Confederation of United Tribes, the 1840 Treaty ...
Living the postcolonial; Thinking it neo-colonial; calling it cultural cooperation between Spain and the Philippines
(Open Humanities Press, 2014-04-01)
From the promotion of Spanish language in the archipelago to Philippine events with a Spanish flavour, Spain has steadily increased the amount of funding dedicated to cultural promotion in the Philippines over the last ...
The uses of hate: On hate as a political category
(Queensland University of Technology, 2017-03-15)