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From Being Considered At-Risk to Becoming Resilient: An Autoethnography of Abuse and Poverty Second Edition By Dr. Rosalinda Mercado-Garza, PhD
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I have written a narrative. Autoethnography was the process by which I wrote about the abuse and impoverished conditions I experienced throughout my young life. Autoethnography was also the method by... More > which I disclosed how I moved from being considered at-risk and became resilient. This story represents my life journey, but it can represent the life of many readers who have lived in the United States in poverty and/or have lived through physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse by family members or intimate others. There were several tenets of resilience utilized to identify the “state, condition and practice(s)” I put in place in order to overcome (Knight, 2007, p. 544).< Less
Creative Listening By Tamera Humbert
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This book follows a seminarian and professor through a year of learning to listen more intently.
The Poet Creep By Reuben Todd
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Do you ever feel you want to give something, but you’re not sure why? I want to give this book. There’s poetry, prose, essay, photography. An autoethnography! My deep craving is to be... More > known. To be seen. So nice to meet you. Do you know me? Do I know me? Do you know what I am, and why I do? Human, uncomfortable. Human craves company. Will you see: where I come from, where I’m going, what is next? How do I read, to you? – Reuben Todd, March 2017 www.reubentodd.com< Less
Life-Writing for Victims of Childhood Maltreatment: The Write to Justice and Recovery By Dr. Heather B. Fox Griffith
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Autoethnography as a qualitative research methodology produces data suitable for meta-analysis when the interest is in gaining insight into the lived experience of childhood victimization and the... More > relevant cultural, social, historical and political context of individual experience. The researcher/author provides a thick description of embodied experience and meaning making as an important part of the process of recovery and toward sensitizing the reader. This phenomenological approach to research methodology addresses concerns with researcher subjectivity and bias and agrees that subjective experience is grounded in self-experience (Anderson L., 2006). Phenomenological research provides information that can be broadly applied to a population that has experienced the phenomenon of interest.< Less
Step Bird Flow By Jeremy Joo
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This is the first publication by Jeremy Joo. An anthology collecting mostly poetry and prompted by the Bachelor's of Health Sciences elective, Written Communication II. The pieces gathered in this... More > anthology largely touches on Jeremy's world of thought, which may or may not relate to his own personal experiences. While he is a complacent and greatly unmotivated individual caught up in his worries and negative points of view, he still is trying to believe in the strengths he does have. This book displays this common theme but also the unique factors his journey possesses and what unique qualities and skills as a writer he provides.< Less
The Write to Justice By Heather B. Fox
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THE WRITE TO JUSTICE explores recovery from childhood trauma in a tense exposé that spans more than 50 years. Set against the backdrop of the Canadian landscape, Heather tells of her... More > transition from living on the streets in the City of Toronto as an underage minor, to finding her strength living in rural Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan. Her mother, a woman with presumed postpartum psychosis after giving birth to a daughter in the mid 1950's, struggles with social pressures. Heather suffers the consequences. Uncertain if she wants justice or reconciliation and the ability to forgive, she decides to confront the abuse by her mother with the support of clergy from the United Church of Canada and the Presbyterian Church of Canada. Struggling to heal and recover from trauma and abuse, she writes her way to justice. This is a true story of resiliency, healing and social justice.< Less
AN UNEXPECTED GIFT FROM THE GODS: BOYHOOD IN NORTHWEST CHINA By YANG JIALIANG
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My name is Chao. I'm an ordinary person from a poor mountain village in northwest China. Like most other human beings, I often ponder: Why do I exist? How should I live? What is the meaning of my... More > life? I believe my life is not worthless. Everyone should be appreciated and each of us should be valued as a wonderful individual. This is why I wrote this book - to share with others the narrative of my life; to allow others to know another human being's life story. My parents had two children. Brother was born in 1982 and 10 years later in 1992, I was born. Mother was then 38 and Father was 42. I was an accident. My parents had decided to give me away because they were afraid of violating the one-child policy and because they were so poor. They had decided to give me to a rich family who would in return give them a truck. However, at that time Brother was very attached to me. He cried a lot when he heard that my parents would give me away. My parents then decided to keep me no matter the difficulties they faced.< Less
AN UNEXPECTED GIFT FROM THE GODS: BOYHOOD IN NORTHWEST CHINA By Yang Jialiang
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In 2015, I was twenty-three and no longer a child who smiled at everyone after his mother's death. Most of my fellow villagers had moved to cities. The village lanes were overgrown with weeds.... More > Some houses had collapsed. Our house still stood, however, even though it was made of adobe and wood. Father still lived in the house, which seems as old as he was. My name is Chao. I'm an ordinary person from a poor mountain village in northwest China.Like most other human beings, I often ponder: Why do I exist? How should I live? What is the meaning of my life? I believe my life is not worthless. Everyone should be appreciated and each of us should be valued as a wonderful individual. This is why I wrote this book - to record my life directly and share with others the narrative of my life - to provide a way for others to know another human being's life story.< Less
AHP4: Namuyi Tibetan Songs, Engagement Chants, and Flute Music By Libu Lakhi et al
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The present study is a straightforward, pragmatic attempt to document the particulars of na53 mi53 song and musical traditions comprising the local 'performance-scape'. The primary researcher, Libu... More > Lakhi, is a native of the community who was trained in a specialized mode of auto-ethnography developed by Charles Kevin Stuart and Gerald Roche at Qinghai Normal University 青海师范大学, Xining City 西宁市, Qinghai Province 青海省. Drawing on ethnomusicology, socio-linguistics, and the 'performance' school of folkloristics, the model is intended to enable local peoples to document and display their own traditions in a form available to scholars and interested persons on a global scale.< Less
AHP4: Namuyi Tibetan Songs, Engagement Chants, and Flute Music By Libu Lakhi et al
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The present study is a straightforward, pragmatic attempt to document the particulars of na53 mi53 song and musical traditions comprising the local 'performance-scape'. The primary researcher, Libu... More > Lakhi, is a native of the community who was trained in a specialized mode of auto-ethnography developed by Charles Kevin Stuart and Gerald Roche at Qinghai Normal University 青海师范大学, Xining City 西宁市, Qinghai Province 青海省. Drawing on ethnomusicology, socio-linguistics, and the 'performance' school of folkloristics, the model is intended to enable local peoples to document and display their own traditions in a form available to scholars and interested persons on a global scale.< Less