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2.7: References

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  • Anastario, M. P., Larrance, R., & Lawry, L. (2008). Using mental health indicators to identify postdisaster gender-based violence among women displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Women’s Health, 17(9), 1437–1444.

    Betancourt, T. S., Abdi, S., Ito, B. S., Lilienthal, G. M., & Agalab, N. (2014). We left one war and came to another: Resource loss, acculturative stress, and caregiver-child relationships in Somali refugee families. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(1), 114-125. doi: 10.1037/a0037538

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    Boss, P. (2006). Loss, Trauma, and Resilience. New York: W.W. Norton.

    Burt, L. & Batalova, J. (2014). Refugees and Asylees in the United States. Migration Policy Institute. Retrieved from:

    Fisher, S. (2010). Violence against women and natural disasters: Findings from post-tsunami Sri Lanka. Violence Against Women,16(8), 902-918. doi:10.1177/1077801210377649

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    Haile, A. (2015). The scandal of refugee family reunification. Boston College Law Review, 56(1). Retrieved from:

    Haines, D. W. (2010). Safe Haven? A history of refugees in America. West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press.

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    Hynie, M., Guruge, S., & Shakya, Y. B. (2012). Family Relationships of Afghan, Karen and Sudanese Refugee Youth. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 44(3), 11-28.

    Isik-Ercan, Z. (2012). In Pursuit of a New Perspective in the Education of Children of the Refugees: Advocacy for the “Family”. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 12, 3025-3038. doi:10.1111/1475-3588.00286

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    Lim, S. (2009). Loss of connections is death: Transnational family ties among Sudanese refugee families resettling in the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 40(6), 1028-1040. doi: 10.1177/0022022109346955

    Luft, R. E. (2008). Looking for common ground: Relief work in post-Katrina New Orleans as an American parable of race and gender violence. Feminist Formations, 20(3), 5–31.

    Luster, t. Qin, D. B., Bates, L., Johnson, D. J., Rana, M. (2008). The lost boys of Sudan: Ambiguous loss,search for family, and reestablishing relationships with family members. Family Relations, 57, 444-456.

    McMichael, C., Gifford, S, M., & Correa-Velez, I. (2011). Negotiating family, navigating resettlement: Family connectedness among resettled youth with refugee backgrounds living in Melbourne, Australia. Journal of Youth Studies, 14(2), 179-195. doi: 10.1080/13676261.2010.506529

    Minnesota Historical Society. (2001). Hmong Women’s Action Team Oral History Project: Interview with Mai V. Thao. Retrieved from:

    Navuluri, N., Haring, A., Smithson-Riniker, K., Sosland, R., Vivanco, R., Berggren, R., & Rosenfeld, J. (2014). Assessing Barriers to Healthcare Access Among Refugees Living in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Public Health Journal, 66(3), 5-9.

    Neumayer, E., & Plumper, T. (2007). The gendered nature of natural disasters: The impact of catastrophic events on the gender gap in life expectancy, 1981–2002. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 97(3), 551–566.

    Nickerson, A., Bryant, R., Brooks, R. T., Steel, Z., Silove, D., & Chen, J. (2011). The familial influence of loss and trauma on refugee mental health: A multilevel path analysis. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24(1), 25-33. doi: 10.1002/jts.20608

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    Viswanath, B., Maroky, A. S., Math, S. B., John, J. P., Cherian, A. V., Girimaji, S. C., & … Chaturvedi, S. K. (2013). Gender differences in the psychological impact of tsunami. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 59(2), 130-136. doi:10.1177/0020764011423469

    Weine, S. M. (2011). Developing preventive mental health interventions for refugee families in resettlement. Family Process, 50(3), 410-430. doi:10.1111/j.1545-5300.2011.01366.x

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