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Minding the Iraqi refugee: Psychological challenges of Iraqi war refugees and the effectiveness of existing support services in Saskatoon
This thesis explores the psychological challenges experienced by Iraqi war refugees living in Saskatoon, the effect of war trauma and forced displacement on their mental health, and examines the adequacy of existing mental ...
Internal Exiles: Displaced Colombian Mothers’ Narratives of Crianza
In Colombia, the politics and violence of a mostly rural and remote internal armed conflict have spanned decades, displacing millions of women into internal exile in the large cities. There, they must fend for survival and ...
STORIES, SYMBOLS, AND SELVES: FEMALE CONVERSION EXPERIENCES IN CONTEMPORARY TIBETAN BUDDHIST MONASTICISM
This research traces the experiences of sixteen persons as they go from modern lay women to Buddhist converts to Buddhist nuns, ending with their adjustments to the institutional world of Tibetan Buddhism. Situated in the ...
Risk, Relationality, and Reconciliation: Experiences of Reproductive Decision-making After Childhood Maltreatment
Little research has explored reproductive decision-making processes specifically among adults who have experienced childhood maltreatment. Life history and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 13 women and 2 men ...
“Such were some of you”: crisis and healing in the lives of same-sex attracted Christian men
Using person-centred ethnography and narrative analysis, this work provides an account of how 16 same-sex attracted Christian men retrospectively constructed experiences of sexual-moral crisis and healing. The first of ...