Dr Neville R Robertson
Qualifications: BA Cant, MSocSc, DipPsych(Com), PhD Waikato
I teach in the Community Psychologyprogramme. I have a particular interest in domestic violence and child abuse, an area in which I have worked for 30 years as a researcher, as a practitioner (facilitating groups for men who batter) and consultant (providing training and advice to agencies).
Crime; Gender; Psychology; Treaty of Waitangi; Violence; Women and Gender Studies
Domestic violence and child abuse; Community psychology.
As a community psychologist, I have a strong preference for applied research on community issues, particularly those in which issues of social justice are at stake. This includes programme evaluation - research which helps the development of social services and assesses their effectiveness. I am particularly interested in community and institutional responses to violence against women and children.
Lorigan, T., Snell, D., & Robertson, N. (2016). Sex, drugs and smashing skulls: Violence, gender, and hyper-masculinity in a gang community of practice. The Australian Community Psychologist, 28(1), 9-23.
Masters-Awatere, B., Nikora, L., & Robertson, N. (2015). An excluded worldview: Kaupapa Māori programmes and external evaluations. In New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference: Te Ao Tūroa: The World in Front of Us. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Masters-Awatere, B., Awatere, S., Nikora, L. W., & Robertson, N. (2015). Indigenous service programs plus indigenous evaluator equals Whitestream evaluation - What's wrong with this picture? (Reflections from my PhD). In 50 years of APS Annual Conferences; Golden Jubilee: Celebrating the past, looking toward to the future. Conference held at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Open Access version: hdl:10289/9827
Gosche, J., Robertson, N., & Masters, B. A. (2015). Barriers and supports to the access of justice for Pasifika women affected by domestic violence. In New Zealand Psychological Society Conference 2015: Te Ao Tūroa: The World in Front of Us. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
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