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Books, reports and other items
Here are 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.
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Confrontational crime in New Zealand : findings from the 2009 Crime and Safety Survey. - Wellington : Ministry of Justice, 2011. 14 p.
Summary: This focus paper expands upon the findings of the 2009 New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey (NZCASS). The paper analyses people's experiences of "confrontational crime", where the offender was their partner or a person well-known to them... Read more
Elder abuse and neglect: a selected bibliography . - Auckland : New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, 2012. 10 p.
NZFVC seleced bibliography, August 2012.
Summary: This selected bibliography focuses on research on elder abuse in New Zealand, and international literature readily available on the internet or from the Clearinghouse library. It includes a section focused on intimate partner violence towards older people...
He Püronga Arotake : te Whare Ruruhau o Meri. Evaluation report : te Whare Ruruhau o Meri / Kiri Parata. - Wellington : Te Puni Kōkiri, 2008. 24 p.
Summary: In 2006 the Government launched its Effective Interventions (EI) policy package, which was established to identify and support options for reducing offending and the prison population, and thereby reducing the costs and impact of crime on New Zealand society. An important component of EI... Read more
It's all about respect: preventing elder abuse and neglect - Welington : Age Concern New Zealand, 2009.
24 p. Available for purchase from Age Concern.
Summary: A handbook for people working with older people / kaumatua... Read more
Older people have the right to decide how they use their money: information about elder financial abuse.
- Wellington : Age Concern New Zealand, 2010. 4 p.
Summary: This information sheet describes the financial abuse of older people and is intended to inform older people and their family members or caregivers...
Project restore : an exploratory study of restorative justice and sexual violence / Shirley Jülich, John Buttle, Christine Cummins, Erin V. Freeborn. - Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University of Technology, 2010. 70 p., appendices.
Summary: "This research project analyses the restorative justice processes Project Restore uses to addres ssexual violence. The report provides information regarding the work of Project Restore a provider group using restorative justice to address sexual violence... Read more
Screening and risk assessment in the Family Court / Jo-Ann Vivian. - Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga, 2012. 7 p.
Summary: This paper provides a brief summary of some potential tools and processes which could enhance our current practice as part of early intervention and intake into the Family Court. If standard terms and tools were adapted ... Read more
A stock-take of providers delivering family violence prevention and intervention services to Pacific people and communities / by Fleur Chauvel. - Wellington : Family and Community Services, Ministry of Social Development, 2012. 35 p.
Summary: The primary purpose of the stock-take is to identify the number and location of Pacific providers and the nature of their family violence prevention and intervention service delivery... Read more
Tiaki Tinana : a case study on creating conversations about sexual violence. - Wellington : Te Puni Kōkiri, 2010. 32 p.
Summary: Te Puni Kōkiri completed this report to create awareness of sexual violence within Māori communities. This is the full report... Read more
Why respect? Everyday New Zealanders speak. - Wellington : Age Concern New Zealand, 2007.
DVD - 10 mins. Available for purchase from Age Concern.
Summary: "This DVD is a collection of unscripted comments from older people, carers, members of the public and professionals working in the area of elder abuse and neglect prevention. These people tell us what respect of older people means to them... Read more
Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities / Bianca Fileborn. - Sydney, N.S.W. : Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2012. 12 p.
ACSSA resource sheet, March 2012.
Summary: This resource sheet provides an overview of GLBTIQ communities, and explores the key differences, debates and complexities around gender identity, sexual practice/sexuality, and biological sex... Read more
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.
Inter-partner violence in the context of gangs: a review / Emilio C. Ulloa, Rachel B. Dyson, Danita D. Wynes.
Aggression and Violent Behavior, 2012, 17(5): 397-404.
Summary: The current study reviews the nature of the association between gang involvement and intimate partner violence (IPV). 18 studies, from United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, were included in this review... Read abstract
Intimate partner violence and welfare participation : a longitudinal causal analysis / Tyrone C. Cheng.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012, 27, epub.
Summary: This U.S.-based longitudinal study examined the causal relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV), five mental disorders, alcohol abuse/dependence, drug abuse/dependence, treatment seeking (from physician, counselor, and self-help group), employment, child support, and welfare participation... Read abstract
The lost girls / Joanna Wane.
North and South, September 2012, 36 - 44.
Summary: "Emily Longley - like Dunedin university student Sophie Elliott - got caught up with the wrong man and paid for it with her life. How do smart young women become trapped in such destructive relationships... Read abstract