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Adapting visual methodologies to identify youth protective processes in negotiating resilience across cultures and contexts

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dc.contributor.author Cameron, Catherine Ann
dc.contributor.author Theron, Linda
dc.contributor.author Ungar, Michael
dc.contributor.author Liebenberg, Linda
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-22T14:04:08Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-22T14:04:08Z
dc.date.copyright 2011
dc.date.issued 2011-08
dc.identifier.citation Cameron, C.A., Theron, L., Ungar, M., & Liebenberg, L. (2011). Adapting Visual Methodologies to Identify Youth Protective Processes in Negotiating Resilience across Cultures and Contexts. The Australian Community Psychologist, 23(2), 68-84. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/51531
dc.description.abstract This paper reports on methodological innovations in an ecological investigation of protective processes in the experiences of youths in transition in eight locations around the globe. Several visual methods were enlisted in working with thriving early adolescents in challenging transitional or relocational situations. Resilience is viewed here as processes that are contextually and culturally specific functional adaptations to environmental challenges. Such adaptations were determined by local Community Advisors (CAs) to signal that a youth was ‘growing up well’ (Ungar, 2008). The methodologies adapted to this study of youth involved videotaping one full day in the life of each participant (Gillen, Cameron, Tapanya, Pinto, Hancock, Young, & Accorti Gamannossi, 2006), a photo elicitation procedure (Liebenberg, 2009), and semistructured interviews with the youths to engage their reflective responses to our interpretations of their daily experiences. The international, interdisciplinary research team co-constructed their understanding of protective factors in the youths’ days through viewing and reviewing the visual materials in concert with the participants’ perceptions of them and in consultation with local CAs. The lessons learned from adapting these visual methods to gain appreciation of protective processes in youths’ lives are offered. en
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dc.format.extent 1 digital file (p. 68-84) en
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Australian Psychological Society en
dc.subject METHODOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS en
dc.subject YOUTH IN TRANSITION en
dc.subject RESILIENCE en
dc.subject RESILIENCE en
dc.subject ADAPTATION--PSYCHOLOGICAL en
dc.subject YOUTH HEALTH en
dc.subject CULTURAL ASPECTS en
dc.subject VISUAL COMMUNICATION en
dc.title Adapting visual methodologies to identify youth protective processes in negotiating resilience across cultures and contexts en
dc.type Article en
idrc.project.number 104518
idrc.project.componentnumber 104518007
idrc.project.componentnumber 104518015
idrc.project.componentnumber 104518016
idrc.project.componentnumber 104518017
idrc.project.title International Community-University Research Alliance Program (ICURA) en
idrc.copyright.holder The Australian Psychological Society Ltd
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