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Narrative possibilities: poor women of color and the complexities of intimate partner violence.
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PMID:  21307034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
This article shows how a narrative methodological approach is particularly suited to examining the dynamics of intimate partner violence, especially among poor women of color in South Africa. We show how a narrative approach allowed women to represent their experiences of violence according to their own frames of meaning, examining the complexities of abuse as it is informed by sociocultural factors of gender, poverty, and deprivation. In particular, we show how a narrative approach departs from other qualitative work by enabling women to construct particular forms of identity, thereby giving them agency in authoring their own stories of violence.
Floretta A Boonzaier; Samantha van Schalkwyk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Violence against women     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1552-8448     ISO Abbreviation:  Violence Against Women     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9506308     Medline TA:  Violence Against Women     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa.
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