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Ahn, Ho-Young – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present phenomenological study, I explored how some college women make sense of images of the body manipulated by Photoshop and how they perceive the Photoshop disclaimer labels currently mandated in several European countries. In-depth interviews with 16 female college students revealed four themes regarding the meanings of Photoshopped…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Females, Advertising
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Hall, Jennifer L.; Zeman, Catherine – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The Roma people are the largest stateless population in Central and Eastern (CEE) Europe and face a disproportionate amount of environmental health disparities likely due to a long history of discrimination and stigmatization. Using qualitative research methodology and community-based participatory research methods, we aimed to gain a more nuanced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Social Bias, Social Discrimination
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Allen, Nancy; McDermott, Peter – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of the present study was threefold: (a) What was the state of classroom teaching in Sierra Leone's rural schools? (b) What did school leaders report to be the most immediate needs for improving schools in rural Sierra Leone? (c) What contextual features affected school improvement in rural Sierra Leone? We employed a case study method…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Improvement, Case Studies, Mentors
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Katsonga-Phiri, Tiamo – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The present study examined manifestations of mental health concerns in response to gender-based violence, specifically rape, in an African post-conflict setting. The population is a sample of female adolescents, aged 13-18 years old, residing in an Internally Displaced Person's camp in Northern Uganda. Through semi-structured interviews, the…
Descriptors: Females, Adolescents, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Stress Variables
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Ng, Amy; Santiague, Lilia; Nelson, Francine Vana; Hall, Carol A. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
Chinese-Canadian women's participation in the Alberta cancer screening service is low. This is likely because of the pre-assumption of linguistic barriers Chinese-Canadian women anticipate with the Canadian government colorectal cancer prevention screening services. Furthermore, the perceptions toward screening service access affecting the low…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Females, Screening Tests
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Parson, Laura – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of this institutional ethnography was to better understand the experiences of undergraduate women in math and physics in order to identify and explore the institutional practices that coordinated their daily work. Through the framework of feminist standpoint theory, I collected student and faculty interviews, observations, and textual…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Institutional Characteristics, Undergraduate Students, Females
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Marrs Fuchsel, Catherine L. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to examine the experiences of six bilingual Spanish-English speaking mental health professionals who facilitated groups using the Sí, Yo Puedo (translated in English as Yes, I Can) curriculum and program within a six-year period in two Midwestern states. Designed for immigrant Latinas, the main components of…
Descriptors: Mental Health Workers, Professional Personnel, Immigrants, Bilingualism
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Fox, Brandon L.; Zagumny, Lisa – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
This research study was an emergent qualitative inquiry into machismo, patriarchy, and sexuality in Cuba. The purpose of this study was to identify how machismo continues to manifest in Cuban society and to identify organizational approaches that are working to address machismo and sexuality in Cuba. Ethnographic in nature, this study employed two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Sexuality, Adults
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Sandoval, Carolyn L.; Baumgartner, Lisa M. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
Although women are incarcerated at a rate double that of men (Sentencing Project, 2014), their voices remain at the margins of prison research and their stories are most often seen through lenses of criminalization and victimization as a result of racism, classism, and abuse (Belknap, 2007). This study was part of a larger study on the lived…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Empowerment, Institutionalized Persons, Females
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Rodriguez, Heather R. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
In this extended case method analysis, Black female undergraduate students engaged in reflective journal writing in an effort to identify unique factors that impacted their academic experiences at a religiously based PWI (RBPWI). Data was gathered through reflective journal writing, a feminist and culturally relevant research methodology, which…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Journal Writing, Reflection, Females
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Balogun-Mwangi, Oyenike; Ballou, Mary; Matsumoto, Atsushi; Faver, Lee; Todorova, Irina – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2016
Guided by the feminist ecological model and employing a participatory action research approach, the present study focused on the experiences of 10 women with chronic pain in an integrated healthcare setting. The women in this study participated in a seven-session group, which incorporated important dimensions of gender role awareness, power,…
Descriptors: Females, Pain, Attitudes, Feminism
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Robinson-Wood, Tracy; Balogun-Mwangi, Oyenike; Boadi, Noreen; Fernandes, Caroline; Matsumoto, Atsushi; Popat-Jain, Ami; Zhang, Xiaolu – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2015
Three ethnically diverse Black female researchers conducted phenomenological research using semi-structured interview questions that investigated the presence and nature of microaggressions in the lives of 17 highly educated women of African descent, ranging in age from mid-20s to late-50s. The minimum educational requirement for study…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Racial Bias, Gender Bias
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Hall, Kia M. Q. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
In this study, a dual-level capabilities approach to development is introduced. This approach intends to improve upon individual-focused capabilities approaches developed by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum. Based upon seven months of ethnographic research in the Afro-descendant, autochthonous Garifuna community of Honduras, constructivist grounded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory
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Dole, Sharon – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
Through the use of the framework of risk and resilience in a narrative inquiry, the present study examined the protective factors affecting the academic success of 24 Jamaican women in a graduate cohort in educational administration. All but two of the women rose from poverty to become academically successful, defined as having achieved graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Risk, Academic Achievement
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Marrs Fuchsel, Catherine L. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
In 2011-2013, a qualitative exploratory study was conducted to examine the experiences of 36 immigrant Latina women who participated in a culturally specific 11-week curriculum--Sí Yo Puedo--in a psycho-educational group format. Using action research as a research design, four groups were conducted over a 2-year period at a community health clinic…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Immigrants, Psychoeducational Methods
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