Books, reports and other items
Here are just some of the books, reports, and other resources added to the NZFVC library this month. Use the "read more" links to go to the NZFVC Library to read the full summary and request or download the item. Please contact us if any links are broken.
Building collaborations to eliminate family violence: facilitators, barriers and good practice
by Murphy, Clare ; Fanslow, Janet L .
Issues Paper 1
Auckland, N.Z.: New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, 2012.
Summary: This paper provides a broad perspective on best-practice principles and challenges relating to coordinated collaborative initiatives generally and as they relate to family violence...
Domestic violence perpetrator programmes: what counts as success
by Westmarland, Nicole.
London: Respect, 2010.
Summary: This briefing note sets out the key findings from research into what success looks like for key stakeholders in programmes working with perpetrators...
The enemy within: 4 million reasons to tackle family conflict and family violence
by 4Children. London: 4Children, 2012.
Summary: This research from the UK charity 4Children, reveals the extent of conflict and violence in Britain's families. A survey of parents with children ...
Evaluation of a community based programme for perpetrators of intimate partner violence
by Hetherington, Sally.
A thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts in Psychology at Massey University Albany, 2009.
Summary: Treatment for perpetrators of Intimate partner violence (IPV) is most often provided by community based IPV perpetrator...
Groupwork with men who batter : what the research literature indicates
by Jeffrey L. Edleson. Harrisburg, Va.: VAWnet, 2012.
Summary: This Applied Research paper provides a brief overview of the history and current practice of groupwork with men who batter...
Mātiro whakamua: looking over the horizon : interviews with 10 Māori leaders
by Tuuta, Colleen ; Irwin, Kathie ; McLean, Sarah Research report, 11/2
Wellington, N.Z. : Families Commission, 2011.
Summary: In this report Colleen Tuuta wrote a chapter based on interviews with a stunning group of Māori leaders. The chapter identified themes...
New to New Zealand: ethnic communities in Aotearoa : a handbook
5th ed. Hamilton, N.Z.: Ethnic New Zealand Trust, 2011.
Summary: "This easy-to-use handbook includes information about people who have come from 44 different countries...
Pets as pawns: the co-existence of animal cruelty and family violence
by Roguski, Michael.
Wellington, N.Z.: RNZSPCA & NCIWR, 2012.
Summary: This research was commissioned by the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in partnership with Women's Refuge. It underlines the strong link between animal cruelty and domestic and family violence in New Zealand ...
Report of the Protecting Victoria's Vulnerable Children Inquiry
by Cummins, Philip ; Scott, Dorothy ; Scales, Bill.
Melbourne, Vic.: Victoria, Department of Premier and Cabinet, 2012.
Summary: The Government of Victoria (Australia) announced the Protecting Victoria's Vulnerable Children Inquiry on 31 January 2011. The Inquiry was tasked ...
Special report: the involvement of alcohol consumption in the deaths of children and young people in New Zealand during the years 2005-2007
by New Zealand Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee.; Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand.
Wellington: N.Z.: Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee, 2011.
Te pümautanga o te whānau : Tühoe and South Auckland whānau
by Baker, Kahukore ; Williams, Haromi ; Tuuta, Colleen.
Research report, 4/12
Wellington: N.Z.: Families Commission, 2012.
Summary: This report draws on the voices of Tühoe and South Auckland whānau, and the hapü, iwi, Māori and community organisations working with whānau, to better understand whānau resilience and strength...
Violence prevention: the evidence
Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2009.
Other Title: Series of briefings on violence prevention ; [All-in-one document].
Summary: "This series of seven briefings summarizes the evidence for the effectiveness of the following seven main strategies for preventing interpersonal and ...
Whānau taketake Māori: recessions and Māori resilience
by Baker, Kahukore . Research report, 2/10
Wellington, N.Z.: Families Commission, 2010 .
Summary: This report promotes an understanding of the impact that recessions have on Māori that can only be understood in the full context of history, cultural values and practices. The report uses examples of resilience...
Whānau yesterday, today, tomorrow
by Irwin, Kathie ; Davies, Lisa ; Werata, Whetu ; Tuuta, Colleen ; Rokx-Potae, Huhana ; Potae, Sandra ; McCausland, Punohu ; Bassett, Dave.
Research report, 11/1
Wellington, N.Z.: Families Commission, 2011 .
Summary: This report draws on Māori knowledge, cultural practices and methods to research stories of whānau success. Informed by the integrated nature...
Young people and desistance from crime: perspectives from New Zealand
by Carpenter, Craig.
A thesis submitted to Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master
Summary: This thesis examines the process by which young people stop, or 'desist' from, criminal offending in New Zealand. It does so by presenting insights on ...
* Note on macrons. The software used in this newsletter does not accept macrons for all letters. As an alternative "ü" has been used to indicate the correct Māori spelling.
Use the links to read the article abstract or the full article if available. These articles are not held in the NZFVC Library collection, but may be obtained through your local library.
New Zealand youth that sexually offend: Improving outcomes for Māori rangatahi and their whānau
by Lim, Stacey ; Lambie, Ian ; Cooper, Erana.
Sexual Abuse, 2012, 1-20.
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Strategies used by rural women to stop, avoid, or excape from intimate partner violence
by Riddell, Thelma ; Ford-Gilboe, Marilyn ; Leipert, Bevery.
Health Care for Women International, 2009, 30: 134-159.
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The traitor and the hedonist: the mythology of motherhood in two New Zealand child abuse cases
by Kenix, Linda Jean.
Media International Australia, May 2011, 139: 42-52
Summary: Two recent child abuse cases in New Zealand flooded the local media spotlight and captured the public's attention. In both cases, the mothers were not charged ...