Action responses of Congolese refugee women.

  title={Action responses of Congolese refugee women.},
  author={Carol Pavlish},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={37 1},
  • Carol Pavlish
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of nursing scholarship : an official…
PURPOSE To describe Congolese refugee women's action responses to difficult living situations. DESIGN Interpretive qualitative. METHODS Narrative data were collected from 14 Congolese refugee women using minimally structured interviews and were analyzed for patterns in their responses to their difficult situations. FINDINGS The narratives about participants' difficult circumstances indicated six action responses: refiguration, advocacy, resistance, resignation, sorrow, and faith… CONTINUE READING