Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Breaking the cycle of incarceration: Stories of my work as a missionary to children of incarcerated parents
by Davies, Mona, D.Min., United Theological Seminary, 2014, 266; 3663765
Abstract (Summary)

The context of this project is Community Outreach Ministry in Riverside, California, interviewing six families caught in the cycle of incarceration. The problem was no stories addressing the children's needs by the children of incarcerated parents existed in the literature. The objective included apprehending and analyzing fifteen stories in eight weeks. The hypothesis accepted the children's stories as a research tool informing interventions for breaking the cycle of incarceration. A qualitative research narrative case study was implemented. The findings tested that the qualitative insights from the stories informed the model and resources as effective interventions to break the cycle of incarceration.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Grimes, J. Randy, Hudson, Harold
School: United Theological Seminary
School Location: United States -- Ohio
Source: DAI-A 76/11(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Pedagogy, Individual & family studies, Social structure
Keywords: Empowerment, Injustices, Justice, Liberation, Oppression, Poverty
Publication Number: 3663765
ISBN: 978-1-339-02999-3
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