Examining the cultural context of youth mentoring: A systematic review

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dc.contributor.author Farruggia, SP en
dc.contributor.author Bullen, P en
dc.contributor.author Solomon, F en
dc.contributor.author Collins, E en
dc.contributor.author Dunphy, A en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-31T01:47:36Z en
dc.date.issued 2011 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Primary Prevention 32:237-251 2011 en
dc.identifier.issn 0278-095X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/18821 en
dc.description.abstract While research in youth mentoring is extensive in the U.S., little research has explored its effectiveness in New Zealand, despite its growth in the past 20 years. While arguments have been raised that overseas models may not fit all cultural contexts within New Zealand, there appears to be limited evidence supporting this contention. Further, little is known about associations between effectiveness and the cultural appropriateness of programs and research. This systematic review of youth mentoring programs in New Zealand is based on 26 studies that met inclusion criteria. Of those, 14 had a significant proportion (15% or more) of indigenous Māori youth and six had a significant proportion of Pasifika (Pacific Islander) youth. While almost all programs and associated research were culturally appropriate to the overall New Zealand context, they tended to be less culturally appropriate for programs working with Māori and Pasifika youth. Further, there was a negative association between cultural appropriateness and program effectiveness. en
dc.publisher Springer Science+Business Media, LLC en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Primary Prevention en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Details obtained from http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0278-095X/ en
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dc.title Examining the cultural context of youth mentoring: A systematic review en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s10935-011-0258-4 en
pubs.begin-page 237 en
pubs.volume 32 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC en
pubs.end-page 251 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 343596 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-04-17 en


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