Researching Resilience

Researching Resilience

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While categorization has always been one of the primary focuses of the social sciences, recent trends within these disciplines have tended to categorize various behaviours as disorders. Researching Resilience challenges this tendency to pathologize, and marks a profound shift in research methods from the study of disorder to the study of well-being. This collection assembles qualitative and quantitative studies from a diverse group of scholars and disciplines, stressing the importance of studying the strength and resilience of youth who are faced with adversity. Working with youth in a variety of cultures and contexts, the contributors provide critically astute analyses of existing scholarship as well as rigorous methods for conducting resilience research in less Eurocentric and more culturally sensitive ways. An important collection, Researching Resilience is unique in approaching interventions with youth specifically from the point of view of research methods and challenges.Over the years there have been various efforts to develop and codify a universal set of ethical principles governing the conduct ... who were working with the U.S. counsel, and prompted them to develop six principles outlining legitimate research. ... benefit society and it is conducted in accordance with basic principles that a#39;satisfy moral, ethical, and legal concepts. ... These points became known as the a#39;Nuremberg Codea#39; (1949) and were accepted worldwide, although the legal force ofanbsp;...

Title:Researching Resilience
Author:Linda Liebenberg, Michael Ungar
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2009-10-10


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