9780761913900

The Dynamics of Resilient Families

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    9780761913900

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    0761913904

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-06-04
  • Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
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Summary

This volume ranges widely over many examples of qualitative research in two main areas: families' resilient adaptation and creation of meaning in health related crises; and families' adjustment to unexpected life events and changes. The book represents the great diversity of approaches and variety of techniques used in qualitative research and in collecting and analyzing data.

Author Biography

Katherine R. Allen, Ph.D., is Professor of Family Studies in the Department of Human Development at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Robert Wm. Blum, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Inge Bretherton, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Catherine A. Chesla, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at the University of California-San Francisco Kerry J. Daly, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Ontario Jo A. Futrell, MA., MAW., is an Editor for the Center for Excellence in Family Studies. She serves as an Editor for University Relations, University of Wisconsin-Madison System Administration Ann W. Garwick, Ph.D., R.N., L.P., is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota Barbara J. Golby, C.S.W., is clinical coordinator for the pediatric AIDS program at Elmhurst Hospital in New York Claire H. Kohrman, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Hamilton I. McCubbin, Ph.D., is Dean of the School of Human Ecology and Professor of Child and Family Studies and Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Helen J. Mederer, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Rhode Island Anne I. Thompson, Ph.D., is Assistant Dean of the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Elizabeth A. Thompson, Ph.D., is Research Scientist and Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for Excellence in Family Studies and the Institute for the Study of Resiliency in Families at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Janet C. Titus, Ph.D., is Project Coordinator for the "Cannabis Youth Treatment Project", affiliated with Chestnut Health Systems in Bloomington, Illinois Clara Wolman, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Crisis of Genealogy: Facing the Challenges of Infertility
1(40)
Kerry J. Daly
Mapping Resilience as Process Among Adults With Childhood Adversities
41(30)
Jane F. Gilgun
Reflexivity in Qualitative Analysis: Toward an Understanding of Resiliency Among Older Parents With Adult Gay Children
71(28)
Katherine R. Allen
Becoming Resilient: Skill Development in Couples Living With Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes
99(36)
Catherine A. Chesla
Resiliency in Families With a Member Facing AIDS
135(30)
Elizabeth A. Thompson
Variations in Families' Explanations of Childhood Chronic Conditions: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
165(38)
Ann W. Garwick
Claire H. Kohrman
Janet C. Titus
Clara Wolman
Robert Wm. Blum
Surviving the Demise of a Way of Life: Stress and Resilience in Northeastern Commercial Fishing Families
203(34)
Helen J. Mederer
Resilience in Postdivorce Mother-Child Relationships
237(34)
Barbara J. Golby
Inge Bretherton
Index 271(6)
About the Authors and Editors 277

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