Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Row, row, row your boat: A personal narrative of immigration
by Doan, Diane, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 84; 1493114
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this narrative was for the author to share her childhood struggles with immigration as a Vietnamese boat person. The narrative details the author's boat experience, imprisonment, and stay at a refugee camp from what she can recall. It examines her acculturation stress and explores the phenomena of repressive coping, spirituality, and resiliency. Lastly, it provides insights on how the author's life experiences can contribute to the social work profession.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Potts, Marilyn K.
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School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/05M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social psychology, Social work
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Publication Number: 1493114
ISBN: 9781124622743
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