A STUDY INVESTIGATING COMMON EXPERIENCES AMONGST CHINESE, INDIAN AND FILIPINO MIGRANT HEALTH WORKERS IN AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND
A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Social Practice UNITEC New Zealand 2011
This Thesis entitled: A Study Investigating Common Experiences Amongst Chinese, Indian and Filipino migrant health Workers in New Zealand is submitted in partial fulfilment for the requirements for the Unitec degree of Master of Social Practice.
I confirm that: • • • This Thesis Project represents my own work; The contribution of supervisors and others to this work was consistent with the Unitec Regulations and Policies; Research for this work has been conducted in accordance with the Unitec Research Ethics Committee Policy and Procedures, and has fulfilled any requirements set for this project by the Unitec Research Ethics Committee.
Research Ethics Committee Approval Number: UREC 2009-1016
JOCELYN P. TOCLO Student number 1298051
4 August 2011
This work was made possible through the kindness and generous assistance of a number of people whom I would like to deeply thank: To Dr. Geoffrey Bridgman, my thesis principal supervisor, who generously provided me with valuable insights and inputs into shaping this thesis and in the conduct of this research; for giving me useful tips in the research analysis; and for encouraging me to keep my head up and finish this research; To Kath Seton, my thesis associate supervisor who, also put some initial input into the shaping of this thesis, for lending me her thesis for referral, and for her useful feedback on the final copy of this study; To Dr. Helene Connor, Master in Social Practice Programme Director, who also provided research guides and encouraged me to continue on the completion of this research; To Dr. Helen Gremillion,...