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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.
Community responses to violence: the Violence Free Community Project / Jackie Sanders, Kathryn Handley, Robyn Munford, Bruce Maden. Palmerston North: Massey University, 2012. Report, 69 p.
Summary: This report details the development and operation of a community-based violence prevention programme (VFCP) developed and run at Te Aroha Noa Community Services in the Palmerston North suburb of Highbury from 2007 to 2010... Read more
Early start : evaluation report. Nine year follow-up / David M. Fergusson, Joseph M. Boden, John Horwood. Wellington: Ministry of Social Development, 2012. Report, 68 p.
Summary: This report provides an evaluation of the Early Start programme, a home visitation strategy targeting at- risk families... Read more
Hospital responsiveness to family violence : 96 month follow-up evaluation / Jane Koziol-McLain, Claire Gear. Auckland: Interdisciplinary Trauma Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology, 2012.
Report, 60 p.
Summary: This evaluation summary documents the
result of applying an audit tool to measure system indicators at 27 hospitals (20 DHBs), providing information on VIP implementation...Read more
Masculine empire : how men use violence to keep women in line / Peter J. Adams.
Auckland: Dunmore Pub., 2012. Book, 317 p.
Summary: This book provides a unique insight into the sense of superiority, the 'masculine empire' which underpins men's sense of entitlement to being in charge in their homes. .. Read more
Ngā Kaupapa Muna | The unspoken issues: violence and abuse in our communities / Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
Auckland: Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2009. Critical and sensitive issues symposium 2009, Auckland, 2 November 2009. Symposium presentations.
Summary: This symposium provided an opportunity for speakers to address Ngā Kaupapa Muna - the unspoken issues: violence and abuse in our communities. Audiovisual presentations of the following papers can
be accessed via the website link: The reality in our communities and amongst flaxroots - Moana Jackson; Addressing the impact of violence in our communities - Mereana Pitman; Women and violence - Heather Henare; Ngā Kaupapa Muna - Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Reflecting on unspoken issues - Dr Pita Sharples; Why do the research on unspoken issues - Professor Karina Walters; The impact of research - Dr Bonnie Robertson; Te Oriori a Tuteremoana - a framework for invesing in whānau - Amster Reedy...Read more
Relationships in later life / Relationships Aotearoa and Age Concern New Zealand. Wellington: Relationships Aotearoa and Age Concern New Zealand, 2012.
Summary: These webpages developed by Relationships Aotearoa and Age Concern New Zealand look at relationship issues for older people. Topics
covered include: intimacy; Keeping the balance in your relationship in times of ill health; Adapting your
relationship to life after work; Thinking about a new relationship; Violent and abusive behaviour... Read more
Vulnerable children: Can administrative data be used to identify children at risk of adverse outcomes? / Rhema Vaithianathan. Auckland: Centre for Applied Research in Economics (CARE), The University of Auckland, 2012. Report, 37 p.
Summary: This report, commissioned by the Ministry of Social Development, uses 'Predictive Risk Modelling' (PRM), an automated algorithm which harvests data from a variety of sources... Read more
Adolesent violence in the home: mapping the Australian and international service system
/ No To Violence. Melbourne: No To Violence, 2012.
Report, 69 p.
Summary: This report considers the emerging issue of adolescent violence in the home. It considers the prevention and interventions programmes and services available in Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere. ..
Family structure and child maltreatment: do some family types place children at greater risk? / Cathryn Hunter, Rhys Price-Robertson. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2012.
CFCA Paper, 12 p.
Summary: This paper reviews the research on whether some family structures expose children to a higher risk of child maltreatment than others. It aims to assist practitioners and policy-makers ... Read more
Private lives 2 : the second national survey of the health and wellbeing of GLBT Australians / Wiiliam Leonard, Marian Pitts, Anne Mitchell, Anthony Lyons, Anthony Smith, Sunil Patel, Murray Couch, Anna Barrett. Melbourne: La Trobe University, 2012. Report, 75 p.
Summary: Private Lives 2 is a report on the second national survey of the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian,
bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Australians. The first Private Lives was released in 2006 ... Read more
Report of the Expert Group Meeting on Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls. UN Women, 2012. Report, 51 p.
Summary: In accordance with its multi-year programme of work for 2010-2014, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will consider 'Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls as its priority theme during its fifty-seventh session in 2013. This report and a number of background, expert and observer papers have been written to support the work of this group.
Read final report and access website
Read individual papers:
Prevention of violence against women and girls
Shaping norms when they form...working with children in schools
Preventing violence against women students everywhere
Social mobilization campaigns
The role of faith based organisations
Laws and legal systems What works to prevent partner violence
Prevalence surveys on violence against women
Media as a site to prevent violence against girls and women
Creating social norms to prevent violence against girls and women
Principles of replication and scaling up of interventions for effective primary prevention ... with young people
Working with men and boys to promote gender equality
International framework on violence against women with focus on the CEDAW
Ways forward for enhancing prevention: reflections from regional level
The Respect, Responsibility and Equality program: a summary report on five projects that build new knowledge to prevent violence against women. Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, 2012. Report, 17 p.
Summary: This report provides a summary of the activities, findings and learnings of the five scale-up projects funded through Phase II of this project, and highlights their contribution to the broader field of policy and practice in preventing violence against women. The five projects were: Working Together Against Violence; Baby Makes 3; Northern Interfaith Respectful Relationships; Partners in Prevention; and Respect and Equity. The projects were based in the following settings - corporate workplace...Read more
Sibling sexual abuse / Mary Strathopoulos. Melbourne: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2012. -
ACSSA Research Summary, 18 p.
Summary: Sibling sexual abuse is a hidden and often under-reported form of sexual abuse. Studies indicate that
sibling sexual abuse is more prevalent than other types of intra-familial sexual abuse... Read more
What is effective primary prevention in sexual assault? translating the evidence for action / Antonio Quadara and Liz Wall. Melbourne: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2012.
ACSSA Wrap, 15 p.
Summary: This Wrap provides an evidence-based summary of the key issues involved in program design in primary prevention initiatives. It is targeted at those working in the policy and program development areas of sexual assault prevention... 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.
Alcohol outlet density is related to police events and motor vehicle accidents in Manukau City, New Zealand / Michael P. Cameron, William Cochrane, Kellie McNeill, Pania Melbourne, Sandra Morrison, Neville Robertson.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2012, online first
Defences to homicide for battered women: a comparative analysis of laws in Australia, Canada and New Zealand / Elizabeth Sheehy, Julie Stubbs, Julia Tolmie.
Sydney Law Review, 2012, 34: 466-492.
Housing pathways of camping ground residents in New Zealand / Christina A. Severinsen.Housing Studies, 2012, online 22/10/2012.
The impact of community-based outreach on psychological distress and victim safety in women exposed to intimate partner abuse / Anne P. DePrince, Jennifer Labus, Joanne Bellknap,Susan Buckingham, Angela Gower.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012, 80(2):211-21.