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Development Studies

Books

Explores the broad range of issues which have confronted, and continue to confront, indigenous peoples, in their encounters with western knowledge.
This handbook extends beyond the investigation of qualitative inquiry itself to explore the indigenous and nonindigenous voices that inform research, policy, politics, and social justice.
Includes chapters on Māori development and neoliberalism and economic determinants of Māori health and disparities.

Databases

Coverage: Index
Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
Indexes Maori topics appearing in books, conference proceedings and journals which cannot otherwise easily be found in regular sources.
Coverage: Full text
Access all 76 issues of a bilingual quarterly published (1952-76) by the Maori Affairs Department which aimed to discuss all questions of interest to Maori. The index was compiled by The University of Waikato Library.

Journals

The Journal of the Polynesian Society aims to promote the scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures.

Websites

Indigenous Development is an association of consultants working together to provide technical assistance in the conduct of projects in developing countries.
The Indigenous Development Group is an Australian-based company which provides a service in remote area grassroots, regional and strategic indigenous development.
This website opens a gateway to development approaches that rely on traditional knowledge systems to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is the Crown’s principal adviser on Crown-Māori relationships.
Provides links to resources and UN bodies associated with development.