• First, revive the spirit: a paper for the community development conference 2015 – Unitec, Auckland 

      O’Reilly, Denis (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Following the 2014 General Election, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced that his government is determined to do something about those "doing it tough" - the poor. He considers poverty a long term issue and one ...
    • Community development with Japanese settlers in Aotearoa New Zealand : the story of a Japanese interdisciplinary network group in Auckland. Japanese Interagency Group 

      Isogai, Shoichi; Okamura, Jun (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Over the past five years increased attention from Not-for-Profit-Organisations (NPOs) that support new Japanese settlers in Auckland suggests concern about resettlement needs, health inequality and social exclusion among ...
    • Financing community : economic development in New Zealand 

      Jeffs, Lindsay (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Community economic development and social enterprise are growing fast across the globe in both developed and developing countries. They are major components of a new economics arising from the failure of traditional ...
    • Radical community development : we do talk politics here 

      Russell, Alastair (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Radical community development is explicitly political. It involves a combination of thought (analysis, debate, reflection) and action. Crucial to radical community development is standing with people experiencing oppression ...
    • Practicing place with locative mobile technology 

      Buxton, Maggie (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      Places are gathering points for a diverse range of realities: physical, spiritual, cultural, and digital. In the twenty-first century, the boundaries between these ways of knowing and being in the world are increasingly ...
    • A Report on the Community Development Conference 2015 

      Stansfield, John; Masih, Abishhek (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      The Community Development Conference 2015 was an effort by the Department of Social Practice at Unitec and Community Development practitioners to bring together practitioners, academics and students to share their knowledge, ...
    • Creating a heart politics for community development: the legacy of Whāea Betty Wark 

      Connor, Helene (Unitec ePress, 2015-05-01)
      This paper provides an overview of the life and community development work of Whāea Betty Wark (1924-­‐2001). Whāea Betty was a Māori woman who was actively involved with community-­‐based organisations from the 1950s until ...
    • Manufacture of ignorance 

      Haigh, David (Auckland District Council of Social Service, 2015-03)
      The book: Agnotology:The Making & Unmaking of ignorance provides valuable material about how the tobacco industry tried to undermine scientific evidence on the health impacts of smoking. It is a salutary lesson on how ...
    • The causes of poverty 

      Haigh, David (Auckland District Council of Social Service, 2015-03)
      The recent debate on poverty in New Zealand presents a number of arguments, manifestations, causes and solutions. Many see the root causes in the neo-liberal polices since the mid 1980s, policies that resulted in the ...
    • One man's campaign in the Inner City News : Bruce Hucker (1970 - 1990) 

      Haigh, David (Sociological Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand (SAANZ), 2015)
      Bruce Hucker wrote a weekly article for the Inner City News between 1979 and 1990. Hucker took issue with Auckland City Council on many issues and accused the Citizens and Ratepayers group that ran council of being nothing ...
    • Bridging the digital divide: Students’ access to digital technologies in a language department 

      Hobbs, Moira; Haines, Karen (Southern Institute of Technology, 2010-01-01)
      In many institutions in New Zealand from primary to tertiary level, the use of technology by both students and teachers to support learning and teaching is assumed. This article reports briefly on research done in a New ...