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Sophie Goldingay’s doctorate was submitted for examination recently. Her current role is as the Field Education Coordinator in Social Work, which includes policy development work, lecturing, providing training to field educators and developing relationships with agencies and government departments.
HSW 314, HSW 415, HSW 212
Sophie’s research interests include qualitative research with institutionised populations such as prisoners and people with psychiatric disabilities. The impact of neoliberalism and managerialism on social service provision and tertiary institutions is also of interest. Post structural theoretical approaches as informed by Foucault, Rose and others have significant value in analyzing social practices and power relations.
Sophie Goldingay received the TNS prize for Most Effective Research in 2007. She is the recipient of two SPEaR Linkages grants (2005 and 2007) and also a Ministry of Education overseas study grant.
Member of the Street Front Mission Review (Western Heights Uniting Church).
Goldingay, S 2007, ‘Should they have the same as men? Issues around a separate facility for female prisoners 14-19 years whilst serving a prison sentence: a unique New Zealand perspective.’ Paper presented at the SPRE conference April 2007, Wellington, New Zealand.
Goldingay, S 2007, ‘Bullying: Is it a problem? Exploring the ways young women at Christchurch Women's Prison talk about prison bullying’. Paper presented at the What Works with Women Offenders: Challenging Stereotypes and Achieving Change Conference, Prato, Tuscany, Italy.
Goldingay, S 2008, Iwi and Pacific perspectives on mixing young women prisoners with adult prisoners Paper presented at the SPRE colloquium, Wellington, April.