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Using Phenomenology to Understand Experiences of Racism for Second-Generation South Asian Women.

  title={Using Phenomenology to Understand Experiences of Racism for Second-Generation South Asian Women.},
  author={Pauline Beharry and S. Crozier},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy},
  • Pauline Beharry, S. Crozier
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • The purpose of this investigation was to describe the lived experiences of racism for second-generation Canadian women of South Asian descent and how this affected their identity. Six adult co-researchers shared their experiences of what occurred when faced with racism. A phenomenological approach was employed, out of which five categories emerged. Findings indicated that the acculturative process in negotiating experiences of racism resulted in these women having a multifaceted, complex… CONTINUE READING
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