Ethnicity and Diversity

Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2017-09-27

This book has been written during a time of great change and contestation as it relates to forced migration and global politics. The Syrian crisis has continued to deepen as…

Ethnicity and Diversity

A New Guiding Framework for Engaging Diverse Populations in Disaster Risk Reduction: Reach, Relevance, Receptiveness, and Relationships

By: Jay Marlowe1 • Andreas Neef2 • Chelsea R. Tevaga2 • Cedric Tevaga
Published: 2018-11-15

This article presents a study with 20 Pacific Island community leaders and connectors about their communities’ perspectives and anticipated responses to natural hazards in Auckland, New Zealand. Home to the…


Accessing ‘Authentic’ Knowledge: Being and Doing with the Sudanese Community

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2009-01-01

This paper reports on the research process and the necessity of elevating the voices of Southern Sudanese men resettling in Adelaide, Australia to better understand how they have responded to…

Law and Justice

Safe Start, Fair Future Report

By: Professor Jay Marlowe, Bernard Sama
Published: 2022-07-06

In March 2022, the government will review the New Zealand Refugee resettlement Strategy (NZRRS) for the first time in 10 years. This report responds to this opportunity and argues that…

People and Society

African Mothers’ Experiences of Raising ‘Afro-Kiwi Kids’ in Aotearoa / New Zealand

By: Helene Connor, Irene Ayallo, Susan Elliott
Published: 2017-12-01

This article presents findings from qualitative research data gathered from a group of ten refugee-background and immigrant African mothers living in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. The research study—From Mama Africa to…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Women/Wāhine
Ethnicity and Diversity

A fair go for refugees: resettlement in Aotearoa and global trends

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2020-02-03

As New Zealanders, when we think about fair futures for refugees, we have to think about what is fair collectively and individually, and what is fair in local, regional, national,…

Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Social Media and Forced Migration: The Subversion and Subjugation of Political Life

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2019-06-28

As social media platforms and the associated communication technologies become increasingly available, affordable and usable, these tools effectively enable forced migrants to negotiate political life across borders. This connection provides…

Information Technology/Internet Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

The New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy: implications for identity, acculturation and civic participation

By: Jay Marlowe, Allen Bartley, A. Hibtit
Published: 2014-08-20

The process of resettlement as a refugee often involves adapting to, and reconciling with, a new social reality. The complexities associated with acculturation across age, gender and family dynamics are…

Law & Justice Migrants and Former Refugees Community Development
Ethnicity and Diversity

A Social Justice Lens to Examine Refugee Populations Affected by Disasters

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2014-07-01

The pedagogical implications of encouraging social work students to consider the inter-sections of social justice with communities affected by disasters are considerable. This focus is key as disasters can impact…

Emergency & Disaster Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Beyond the Discourse of Trauma: Shifting the Focus on Sudanese Refugees

By: Jay Marlowe
Published: 2010-05-07

The refugee label acknowledges the plight of people marginalized, oppressed and pushed to the periphery of society. While having this status affords a number of rights from countries signatory to…

Migrants and Former Refugees
Non-profit Sector

Advocacy in the New Zealand Not for Profit Sector” Nothing Stands By Itself

By: Susan Elliott and David Haigh
Published: 2013-01-01

This research focuses on the nature of Government/Not for Profit (NFP) sector relationships with particular reference to advocacy in New Zealand. It follows up on a study of advocacy in…

Advocacy Non-profit Sector Government – Central & Local
Non-profit Sector

Advocacy in the New Zealand Not for Profit Sector

By: Susan Elliott and David Haigh
Published: 2012-05-01

The research focuses on the nature of Government/Not for Profit sector relationships with particular to advocacy in New Zealand. It looks at the kinds of advocacy activities that NFPs organisations…

Advocacy Non-profit Sector
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