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Using visual methods to capture embedded processes of resilience for youth across cultures and contexts

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dc.contributor.author Didkowsky, Nora
dc.contributor.author Ungar, Michael
dc.contributor.author Liebenberg, Linda
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-22T16:40:37Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-22T16:40:37Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02
dc.identifier.citation Didkowsky, N., Ungar, M., & Liebenberg, L. (2010). Using Visual Methods to Capture Embedded Processes of Resilience for Youth across Cultures and Contexts. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 19(1), 12-18. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/51536
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2809441/pdf/ccap19_1p0012.pdf
dc.description Includes abstract in French en
dc.description.abstract Objectives: We review the value of using visual data in a dialogue with youth, to reflect, explore and find language to better understand processes of resilience. Methods: The argument is demonstrated with examples from the Negotiating Resilience Project (NRP): an international study of 16 youth which uses video recording a day in the life of youth participants, photographs produced by youth, and reflective interviews with the youth about their visual data. Results: Three examples from the NRP are used to show the ways that visual methods can capture and elucidate previously hidden aspects of youth’s positive psychosocial development in stressful social ecologies. Conclusion: Incorporating images as research data can aid in understanding previously unarticulated constructions of youth resilience. When the researcher is reflexive about power dynamics and their role in co-constructing the research environment, visual methods have the potential to reduce power imbalances in the field, meaningfully engage youth in the research process, and help to overcome language barriers. en
dc.format Text en
dc.format.extent 1 digital file (p. 12-18) en
dc.format.mimetype Application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher PubMed en
dc.subject RESILIENCE en
dc.subject VISUAL METHODS en
dc.subject CULTURE en
dc.subject CONTEXT en
dc.subject YOUTH en
dc.subject VISUAL COMMUNICATION en
dc.subject RESILIENCE en
dc.subject ADAPTATION--PSYCHOLOGICAL en
dc.subject YOUTH HEALTH en
dc.subject CULTURAL ASPECTS en
dc.title Using visual methods to capture embedded processes of resilience for youth across cultures and contexts en
dc.type Journal Article (peer-reviewed) 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
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idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
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