Reilly, Rosemary C. and D'Amico, Miranda
Mentoring undergraduate women survivors of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence.
The Journal of College Student Development, 52
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This inquiry describes the role of mentoring for undergraduate women survivors of trauma. It employed a comparative case approach. Interviews elicited stories from participants reflecting the role mentors have played in their life course and educational experiences. Four major themes emerged: fantasy mentors; mentor as mirror; mentor as nurturer and supporter; and mentor as the embodiment of a profession. Issues of women’s identity were particularly salient to these themes. Deviant cases provided an opportunity to reexamine the limits of the data and exhibited themes of self-reliance or seeing mentoring as controlling. Implications for mentoring women in higher education are discussed.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Applied Human Sciences|
|Authors:||Reilly, Rosemary C. and D'Amico, Miranda|
|Journal or Publication:||The Journal of College Student Development|
|Date:||1 July 2011|
- This research was supported through a grant from the General Research Fund from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council, Concordia University.
|Keywords:||mentoring, undergraduate women, survivors of childhood abuse, intimate partner violence, higher education|
|Deposited On:||30 Aug 2011 14:35|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2016 23:41|
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