Ruth Richards

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The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
BACKGROUND This paper reports on health inequalities awareness-raising workshops conducted with senior New Zealand health sector staff as part of the Government's goal of reducing inequalities in health, education, employment and housing. METHODS The workshops were based on a multi-method needs assessment with senior staff in key health institutions. The(More)
Community schools have recently (re)emerged in the United States as a vital, comprehensive strategy for addressing poverty-related barriers to children's school learning. However, not all low-income school communities are endowed with the resources needed to launch a comprehensive array of school-based/linked services and programs. In this article, the(More)
Levesque-Bristol, all rights reserved. This text may be freely shared among individuals, but it may not be republished in any medium without express written consent from the authors and advance notification of the editor. Abstract Web-augmented traditional lecture, fully online, and flipped sections, all taught by the same instructor with the same course(More)
In an economic and political climate marked by the continued reduction of physical education programs, we believe that advocacy is now a professional responsibility that all physical educators have a duty to perform. parents of children in physical education classes (NASPE, 2000), physical education programs are continuing to be cut from schools. As a(More)
Foreword Ma ¯ ori as a population group have, on average, the poorest health status of any ethnic group in New Zealand. The causes of this are complex, but much of this health inequality is linked to the uneven distribution of the determinants of health, such as income, housing, education and employment. As part of its day-today business, government and(More)
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