Institutional Racism in the Department of Social Welfare Auckland



A report written by women employed by the Department of Social Welfare in Auckland to consider institutional racism within the department. Includes a letter from Department of Social Welfare regarding access to the reports and feedback.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Definition of terms in relation to Aotearoa
3. Issues
4. Ethnic composition of D.S.W. staff – survey
5. Staff recruitment and selection in DSW
6. Staff training
7. Departmental environment
8. Conclusion




Primary author: Berridge, D., Cowan, L., Cumberland, T., Davys, A., McDowell, H., Morgan, J., Wallis, P.

Author biography: Corporate/institutional, Pākehā

Publisher: Department of Social Welfare.

Publication format: Report

Publication date:

Publication place: Auckland, New Zealand:

Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: 305.8994 INS

Misc. notes: This is sometimes referred to as the WARAG (Women Against Racism Action Group) Report as the authors formed a group of this name to consider these issues in their workplace.See also the associated report Māori Advisory Unit Report   Copy also held in APOR-2

Content type: Report

Sector: Social services

Informal group: Pākehā

Culture related topics: Racism

General related topics: Social change – society

Historical period: 20th

Related places: Auckland