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Addressing inequity is an increasingly important undertaking for public health practitioners and researchers. While most often this has required significant attention be placed on those perceived as disadvantaged, there is growing concern that appropriate examination of societal privilege as a determinant of health status also be considered. In her recently completed PhD, Dr. Borell utilised a Kaupapa Māori approach to examine the role of societal privilege in the creation and maintenance of ethnic health disparities in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Pacific Post Graduate Talanoa
eSocSci's Pasifika Network held a series of talanoa (seminars) from 2007-12 which were recently published in Talanoa: Building a Pasifika Research Culture.
The Pasifika Network talanoa are a joint project across New Zealand universities to help attract Pacific post-graduates into social science research by breaking down feelings of academic and geographic isolation Pacific students might experience and to assist in building a vibrant Pacific post-graduate research community. This selection of papers presents a rich sample of Pasifika postgraduate research subjects and methodologies employed. Read More