Projects tagged with Literature review
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A review of current international and New Zealand literature on what enables NGOs to successfully build their evaluation capacity.
Topics: Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons
Editorial - Dr Peter Johnston
Topics: Literature review, Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Living Standards research is an ongoing research programme that aims to develop a comprehensive description of the living standards of New Zealanders using non-income measures of material wellbeing and hardship. Policy makers, researchers, community groups, government agencies and citizens more generally have a strong...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Employment & Labour
Editorial - Changing practice; changing lives This edition focuses on some key pieces of work being led by Corrections as well as initiatives being jointly led with other organisations, for example in the employment space and the family violence sector.
This annotated bibliography reviews 225 papers on Tertiary Education Organisations’ (TEOs’) technology-supported physical learning spaces produced between 2005 and 2016 in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
To inform a scheduled review of the National Reportable Events Policy, the health Quality & Safety Commission has conducted a brief scan of overseas literature on patient safety reporting systems. This report summaries the literature review findings. This report provides the context for findings on...
Literature review – research into the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls as a sexual violence and family violence prevention strategy
The Ministry of Social Development has funded self defence classes for school-age girls since 2001, primarily through the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. The Ministry commissioned two reports in 2014-16 looking at the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls and women as a strategy for protection against...
18 Apr 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Literature review, Hapū, Iwi, Whakapapa, Māori, Urban, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Race & Ethnicity
This literature review presents an analysis of contemporary Māori social organisation – within the framework of traditional Mäori groupings. Māori culture and society is organised around the principles of kinship as reflected through the whanau, hapū, and iwi groupings. Although hapū are generally understood to be smaller...
Effective Community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can government best support them?
Topics: Literature review, Research, Community Development, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government
Community-level initiatives have been widely implemented in New Zealand and overseas. However, there is a lack of robust quantitative evidence on whether community-level initiatives are effective in achieving their outcomes. The purpose of the research was to draw together existing evidence to provide insights about what works...
5 Nov 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the population level. This...
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