The Here and Now Podcast

Tackling Social Issues with Professor Darrin Hodgetts

July 07, 2021 The Here & Now Podcast with Professor Darrin Hodgetts Episode 76
The Here and Now Podcast
Tackling Social Issues with Professor Darrin Hodgetts
Show Notes

Societal and community psychologist Professor Darrin Hodgetts joins me to discuss his work with marginalised communities most affected by social injustice and structural violence.  Prof Hodgetts is a highly respected figure in New Zealand community psychology circles having advanced ethnographic and action oriented research to engage directly with those most affected by urban poverty, homelessness, and other social issues. We discuss structural violence, equality of opportunity and outcome, why resolving inequalities benefits all members of society, and how applied psychologists tackle social justice issues and help to shape policy that improves well-being across society.

Show notes

Professor Darrin Hodgetts - Massey University profile
Professor Hodgetts - Nga Pae Ote Bio (NZ Maori centre of research excellence)

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