Dr Maxine M Campbell

Senior Lecturer, Convenor & Graduate Student Adviser (Social Policy)

Qualifications: BSocSc; BSocSc (Hons); PhD (Waikato)

School of Social Sciences



Children; Social Policy; Sociology; Women and Gender Studies

Classical social theory; sociology of childhood; social policy; family sociology; women and work.

Research Interests

Maxine has a particular teaching interests in social policy and research interests in child safety and family sociology, with a focus on the role, status and experiences of parents.

Recent Publications

  • Silcock, M., Campbell, M., & Hocking, C. (2016). How Western structures shape our practice: An analysis of the competencies for registration for occupational therapists in Aotearoa New Zealand 1990-2014. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63(2), 4-12.

  • Kurei, A., & Campbell, M. (2016). Manaakitia te paharakeke: an insight into the daily operational challenges facing Te Whakaruruhau. Hamilton, New Zealand: Societies and Cultures, School of Social Sciences, University of Waikato. Open Access version: hdl:10289/10621

  • Chambers, J., & Campbell, M. (2016). Pricing the priceless child: Measuring the benefit of saving children's lives. New Zealand Sociology: Special Issue: Waikato Conference, 31(5), 73-87.

  • Campbell, M., Barnes, J., & Schmidt, J. (2016). New Zealand Sociology: Special Issue Waikato Conference. New Zealand Sociology, AUT University, Department of Social Sciences, 1-157.

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Campbell, Dr Maxine 9363 maxine K.2.08B Women's and Gender Studies Programme
Campbell, Dr Maxine 9363 maxine K.2.08B Social Policy Programme
Campbell, Dr Maxine 9363 maxine K.2.08B Sociology Programme