Ann Walker (Dr)

DR Ann Walker is a senior policy analyst, with a doctorate in Philosphy from Victoria University.

Some of her published works are included in this list:

Walker, A. ‘Strengthening Families Strategy: An enduring model of interagency collaboration in an era of change’ BRCSS/SPEaR Research Colloquium: Emerging Researchers Forum, 14-15 April 2008.

Walker, A. ‘Inductive research on interagency collaboration using modified grounded theory: Trials and tribulations’ Association of Social Science Researchers Forum, 7 November 2007.

Walker, A. ‘Government and Community interagency collaboration in the area of child protection’ Collaboration for Success Conference Wanganui 17-18 October 2007.

Walker, A, and H. Lawrence ‘Investing in communities of interest: Building engagement to maximise opportunities for all’ Social Policy, Research and Evaluation Conference 2007 – Investing in Social Success, Wellington, 3-5 April 2007.

Walker, A. (2007) The Strengthening Families Strategy: An enduring model of interagency collaboration in an era of change Thesis submitted to the Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy, Victoria University of Wellington: Wellington.

Walker, A. (2006) ‘Child protection and interagency collaboration’ Policy Quarterly 2(4):29-37

Walker, A. (2006) ‘Joining up theory and practice: Government and community interagency collaboration in the field of child protection in New Zealand’ Governments and Communities in Partnership: From Theory to Practice Conference Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 25-27 September 2006.

Walker, A. (2006) ‘Accountability and evaluation’, ‘Community work’, ‘Community-based development’, ‘Cultural capital’, and ‘Human capital’ in T. Fitzpatrick; H. Kwon, N. Manning, and G. Pascall (Eds) International Encyclopaedia of Social Policy Routledge: London.

Baehler, K.; P. Callister, B. Gregory, G. Hawke, A. Ladley, B. Ryan, C. Scott, B. Stephens, A. Walker, and A. Wolf (2005) ‘Surveying research on New Zealand Government: What next?’ Australian Journal of Public Administration 64(1):43-61.

Walker, A. ‘The inter-disciplinary appeal of social capital’ Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) Conference Wellington, 27-28 November 2004.

Walker, A. (2004) ‘Overcoming the Neoliberal legacy: The importance of trust for improved interagency collaborative working’ Research Paper Number 11 – Local Partnerships and Governance Research Group University of Auckland.

Walker, A. (2004) ‘Understanding social capital within community/government policy networks’ Social Policy Journal of New Zealand 22:1-18.

Walker, A. (2003) ‘Using a social capital lens to reflect on community/government networks: A case study of ‘Strengthening Families’ in New Zealand’Towards Public Value: Management and Employment for Outcomes Conference Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne, 24-25 November 2003.

Ethnic Group
New Zealand European
PhD or Doctorate, All Researchers
Area of Expertise
Social Services
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