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Geoff Fougere

senior research fellow, Sociologist

Contact details  

Tel +64 21 114 9560
Fax +64 4 389 5319
Email geoff.fougere@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities  

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Publications

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2018). Tenants’ responses to substandard housing: Hidden and invisible power and the failure of rental housing regulation. Housing, Theory & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2018.1538019

Thompson, M. A., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2017). Policy Changes: Kiribati migration and settlement. Policy Quarterly, 13(2), 82-87.

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2017). Renting in New Zealand: Perspectives from tenant advocates. Kōtuitui, 12(1), 95-110. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2016.1272471

O'Sullivan, K. C., Stanley, J., Fougere, G., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2016). Heating practices and self-disconnection among electricity prepayment meter consumers in New Zealand: A follow-up survey. Utilities Policy, 41, 139-147. doi: 10.1016/j.jup.2016.07.002

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2016). The application of Hirschman’s exit-voice framework to housing studies: A review and some ways forward. Housing, Theory & Society, 33(4), 381-402. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2016.1188849

Commissioned Report for External Body

Public Health Advisory Committee, including Fougere, G., Holloway, L., & Moore, A. (2007). An idea whose time has come: New opportunities for Health Impact Assessment in New Zealand public policy and planning. Commissioned by Ministry of Health. Wellington, New Zealand: Public Health Advisory Committee. 47p.

Public Health Advisory Committee, including Fougere, G., & Moore, A. (2006). Health is everyone's business: Working together for health and wellbeing. Commissioned by Ministry of Health. Wellington, New Zealand: Public Health Advisory Committee. 49p.

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Authored Book - Research

National Ethics Advisory Committee, including Moore, A., Fougere, G., Ardagh, M., Findlay, M., Paul, C., Richardson, A., & McDonald, G. (2009). Ethical guidelines for intervention studies. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 37p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Early, L., Russell, M., Fougere, G., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2015). What shapes our cities? In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 223-234). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Signal, L., Jenkin, G., Fougere, G., & Poata-Smith, E. (2015). The politics of health promotion. In L. Signal & M. Ratima (Eds.), Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 162-187). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2018). Tenants’ responses to substandard housing: Hidden and invisible power and the failure of rental housing regulation. Housing, Theory & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2018.1538019

Thompson, M. A., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2017). Policy Changes: Kiribati migration and settlement. Policy Quarterly, 13(2), 82-87.

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2017). Renting in New Zealand: Perspectives from tenant advocates. Kōtuitui, 12(1), 95-110. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2016.1272471

O'Sullivan, K. C., Stanley, J., Fougere, G., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2016). Heating practices and self-disconnection among electricity prepayment meter consumers in New Zealand: A follow-up survey. Utilities Policy, 41, 139-147. doi: 10.1016/j.jup.2016.07.002

Chisholm, E., Howden-Chapman, P., & Fougere, G. (2016). The application of Hirschman’s exit-voice framework to housing studies: A review and some ways forward. Housing, Theory & Society, 33(4), 381-402. doi: 10.1080/14036096.2016.1188849

Hooper, C. M., Ivory, V. C., & Fougere, G. (2015). Childhood neighbourhoods as third places: Developing durable skills and preferences that enhance wellbeing. Health & Place, 34, 34-45. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.03.017

Hooper, C. M., Ivory, V. C., & Fougere, G. (2015). “Dinner's ready!”: A qualitative exploration of the food domain across the lifecourse. Appetite, 92, 133-142. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.073

O'Sullivan, K. C., Howden-Chapman, P. L., & Fougere, G. M. (2015). Fuel poverty, policy, and equity in New Zealand: The promise of prepayment metering. Energy Research & Social Science, 7, 99-107. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2015.03.008

Simpson, J., Fougere, G., & McGee, R. (2013). A wicked problem: Early childhood safety in the dynamic, interactive environment of home. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 10(5), 1647-1664. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10051647

O'Sullivan, K. C., Howden-Chapman, P. L., Fougere, G. M., Hales, S., & Stanley, J. (2013). Empowered? Examining self-disconnection in a postal survey of electricity prepayment meter consumers in New Zealand. Energy Policy, 52, 277-287. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.09.020

O'Sullivan, K. C., Howden-Chapman, P. L., & Fougere, G. (2012). Death by disconnection: The missing public health voice in newspaper coverage of a fuel poverty-related death. Kōtuitui, 7(1), 51-60. doi: 10.1080/1177083x.2012.672434

Mules, T., Taylor, J., Price, R., Walker, L., Singh, B., Newsam, P., Palaniyappan, T., Snook, T., Ruselan, M., Ryan, J., Santhirasegaran, J., Shearman, P., Watson, P., Zino, R., Signal, L., Fougere, G., Moriarty, H., & Jenkin, G. (2012). Addressing patient alcohol use: A view from general practice. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(3), 217-222. doi: 10.1071/HC12217

O'Sullivan, K. C., Howden-Chapman, P. L., & Fougere, G. (2011). Making the connection: The relationship between fuel poverty, electricity disconnection, and prepayment metering. Energy Policy, 39(2), 733-741. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2010.10.046

Howden-Chapman, P., Crane, J., Chapman, R., & Fougere, G. (2011). Improving health and energy efficiency through community-based housing interventions. International Journal of Public Health, 56(6), 583-588. doi: 10.1007/s00038-011-0287-z

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Journal - Research Other

Fougere, G., Park, J., Craig, D., & Dew, K. (2013). Author meets critic panel, Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand SAANZ Conference 2013 (University of Auckland): Kevin Dew's (2012) The cult and science of public health: A sociological investigation [Book review]. New Zealand Sociology, 28(2), 169-184.

Howden-Chapman, P., Robson, B., & Fougere, G. (2010). Life chances going up in smoke [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1320). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1320/4275/content.pdf

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Howden-Chapman, P. L., Green, R., Martin, J., O'Dea, D. J., McGee, R. O., Fougere, G., & Kawachi, I. (2002). Occasional participation: Social capital, income and health. In N. Pearce & L. Ellison-Loschman (Eds.), Explanations for Socio-Economic Differences in Health. (1), (pp. 77-92). Wellington: Occasional Report Series. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Simpson, J. C., McGee, R., & Fougere, G. (2012). Using change theory to elucidate complexities in child safety. Injury Prevention, 18(Suppl. 1), (pp. A111). doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040590d.49

Simpson, J., McGee, R., & Fougere, G. (2010). Child home safety: Are we tackling a wicked problem with tame solutions? Injury Prevention. 16(Suppl. 1), (pp. A199). doi: 10.1136/ip.2010.029215.709

Simpson, J., Fougere, G., McGee, R., & Jaye, C. (2010). Methodology in an ecological framework: Hearing parents voices on child home safety. Injury Prevention. 16(Suppl. 1), (pp. A199). doi: 10.1136/ip.2010.029215.710

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Simpson, J., McGee, R., Fougere, G., & Jaye, C. (2010, October). Child home safety: Are we tackling a 'wicked problem' with 'tame solutions'? Verbal presentation at the 16th Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Simpson, J., McGee, R., Jaye, C., & Fougere, G. (2010, October). Methodology in an ecological framework: Hearing parents' voices on child home safety. Verbal presentation at the 16th Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

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