Women survivors' experiences of work

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dc.contributor.author Guenette, Francis Lorraine
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-09T17:42:33Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-09T17:42:33Z
dc.date.copyright 2006 en
dc.date.issued 2010-02-09T17:42:33Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/2173
dc.description.abstract The importance of work, women's experiences of different work paths, and the effects abuse has on a woman's ability to work led to the question - how do women make meaning of the ways in which they have experienced the intersection of abuse and work? A qualitative research approach. within an overarching theoretical framework of social constructionism, and a narrative method forms the methodological basis for this work. Time-line drawings created by participants, concept maps. ghostwritten stories, and themes within and across participants formed the analysis. A major meta-theme across all participants related to the long-term effects of abuse experiences. The five women who shared their stories spoke of many barriers in their lives. At the same time. their stories shone with light and hope. Many of them reflected on how far they had come on their individual journeys of recovery and all had dreams for the future. en
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights Available to the World Wide Web en
dc.subject abused women en
dc.subject employment en
dc.subject psychology en
dc.subject Canada en
dc.subject.lcsh UVic Subject Index::Humanities and Social Sciences::Education::Educational psychology en
dc.title Women survivors' experiences of work en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Marshall, Elizabeth Anne
dc.degree.department Dept. of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies en
dc.degree.level Master of Arts M.A. en

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