J ohn Ferron, Ph. Li nda Raffaele Mendez, Ph. Je nnifer Baggerly, Ph. J une 22, Keywords:
Kathleen de la Pea McCook, Ph. May 9, Keywords: She was also an incredibly empowering mother of three children.
My Mom has been aptly described by friends and family as wiry, intense, generous, funny, smart, and utterly her own person. I learned courage and compassion from Mom, as well as how to believe in positive possibilities for myself and othe rs.
Mom did not always approve of my decisions, but her love and acceptance were truly unconditional. She also nurtured my spiritual core by her example.
For that, I thank my Mom and her special patron of impossible causes, St. It took me a l ong time to appreciate all her precious gifts.
I also dedicate this dissertation to all the families who have experienced abuse, the courageous survivors of domestic violence, and the people who work to empower and comfort those who need shelter from the storms of life. I believe in their goal to bring peace to our hearts, minds, words, and actions so that home is a safe place for everyone.
PAGE 3 Acknowledgments Writing this dissertation has been an arduous, but empowering endeavor, thanks to my committee members academic guidance and emotional support. Kathleen de la Pea McCook, my library colleague for over 20 years, was the impetus for the beginning of my journey when she suggested I pursu e my doctorate in Communication at the University of South Florida.
Jane Jorgenson made space for divergent ideas with her patient listening skills and gentle analysis Art Bochner helped me grow with his rigorous scholarship and apprecia tion for a generous spirit.
My major professor, Carolyn Ellis, was a model for me with her probing, innovative and evocative writing. At times, it was almost impossible for me to focus on my research or readings while caring for my terminally ill mother As my life became progressively more chaotic, my committee members let me proceed at my own pace, and they communicated trust and respect for my work and me.
I also want to express my deep apprec iation to all the CASA staff members who opened their work and their hearts to me for the past four years. During my Moms illness and then death, my life was on staggeri ng overload. The CASA staff members truly understood crisis and lifes chaos, which helped me to find my way.
This work is indebted to those who read my drafts, gave me advice, listened to my ideas, believed in me, and encouraged me to write: PAGE 4 Finally, I acknowledge the scholars and write rs whose stories have inspired and informed me since I first learned to read.
Their work was the source that empowered me to write this research novel, a lifetime collaboration of ideas. Co-constructing Stories of Changing Relationships. Subjectivity and Strengths Domestic Violence: Whose Side Are We on? Mutually Observing the Process Small Talk with a Big Voice.
Mother Couldnt Braid My Hair: Remembering and Breaking the Cycle He Pulled the Strings: My Job Was to Protect HerHow does climate change communication affect our perceptions and behaviour?
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