Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health.

@article{Wexler2009ResilienceAM,
  title={Resilience and marginalized youth: making a case for personal and collective meaning-making as part of resilience research in public health.},
  author={Lisa Wexler and Gloria DiFluvio and Tracey K Burke},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={565-70}
}
The public health research community has long recognized the roles of discrimination, institutional structures, and unfair economic practices in the production and maintenance of health disparities, but it has neglected the ways in which the interpretation of these structures orients people in overcoming them and achieving positive outcomes in their lives. In this call for researchers to pay more - and more nuanced - attention to cultural context, we contend that group identity-as expressed… CONTINUE READING
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