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What constitutes globalised evidence? Cultural tensions and critical reflections of the evidence-based movement in New Zealand

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin 1 on 25 February 2019

Authors

Pat Bullen
Kelsey L. Deane
Kane Meissel
Sukriti Bhatnagar

Year of Publication

2019

Source

International Journal of Psychology, 2019, Feb 19

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

The Evidence-based Movement (EBM) aims to ensure that initiatives are tried and tested. However, these authors explore the impact of global initiatives on small, culturally diverse environments, such as New Zealand. "Many [professionals working in the education and social sectors]... expressed concern that the EBM emphasises a narrow and colonised view of evidence that does not align with Māori and Pacific worldviews, and undermines innovation. We discuss the implications as an avenue for advancing intervention and social programming research in an increasingly multicultural and globalised world."

Type of Study

*Descriptive analysis

How to Access

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12574