Transdisciplinary methodology, a catchment-scale sustainability problématique and the Achilles-heel of western science

This report outlines the results of a worldview-mapping activity aimed at understanding the limitations of futures modelling when used in a catchment-scale sustainability problem context. The worldview mapping tool used

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A closer look at the cultural survival dimension of Māori Genuine Progress Indicator (mGPI) accounting

This report contains the findings of a kaupapa-based literature review (Cole 2019a; 2019b) on the topic of cultural survival. While this topic of inquiry will be of interest to scholars

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Māori genuine progress indicator (mGPI) accounting: the critical role of knowledge development in Māori community wellbeing and cultural survival

This report explores the critical role that knowledge development within Māori communities plays in supporting their wellbeing and cultural survival aspirations. It highlights a unique, bottom-up approach to national accounting

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An introduction to Māori Genuine Progress Indicator (mGPI) accounting

This report provides a written introduction to Māori Genuine Progress Indicator (mGPI) accounting as an alternative to GDP based National Accounting in New Zealand. mGPI accounting more appropriately measures the

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Neo-liberal economic reform: New Zealand (1984-)

Dominant economic thinking of the 20thCentury As depicted in the narrative of the ‘Commanding Heights’ TV doumentary series, the 20thCentury can be economically characterised by (i) globalisation, (ii) a swing

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A case for economic literacy

1.  Economic institutions as an essential contribution to cultural survival Culturally mediated models of human-ecosystem organisation (cf. economics), especially those created by the world’s indigenous communities, have been, and continue

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