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The lived experience of Bosnian refugees who have suffered as a result of genocide / by Gazelle Raven Animalia.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: DR1313.7.R43 A85 1999

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    In 1992, Bosnian Serbian and Serbian forces launched a campaign of genocide against Muslim and Croatian civilians in Bosnia-Herzegovina. This nightmarish odyssey ended for many non-Serbians when they escaped to other countries. Many of these families chose to come to the United States.The purpose of this study was to examine the lived experience of Bosnian refugees who suffered as a result of genocide. The research method used for this study was a phenomenological method based on Husserlian philosophy. Four Bosnian refugees, who escaped to a midwestern state during and after the war, were asked to answer the following research question: “describe your lived experience as a Bosnian refugee who has suffered as a result of genocide.” The verbal descriptions of their personal lived experiences were tape recorded and transcribed verbatim. These descriptions were analyzed using the Giorgi's method. Three themes were identified: forced exile, adjustment, and homesickness.The findings from this study will: (1) provide insight and understanding regarding the Bosnian refugee population; (2) help develop strategies for care for the Bosnian refugee population; (3) provide information for teaching nurses and other health care professionals about the Bosnian refugee population.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Animalia, Gazelle Raven.
    Published
    2000
    Locale
    Bosnia and Hercegovina
    United States
    Notes
    Thesis (M.S.)--Kirkhof School of Nursing, 1999.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 36-38).
    Photocopy. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Dissertation Services, 2002. 23 cm.
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    English
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    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Physical Description
    38, [35] p.

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