Bree Akesson

Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor

75 University Ave W

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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'Stepping Back' as Researchers: Addressing Ethics in Arts-Based Approaches to Working with War-Affected Children in School and Community Settings

Educational Research for Social Change (ERSC), 3(1), 75-89, April 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Wilfrid Laurier University, Concordia University, Quebec, McGill University, McGill University, Concordia University, Quebec and McGill University
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Arts-based Research; War-affected Children; Ethics; Informed Consent; Interpretation

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Patterns and Trends of Social Work Dissertations in Canada

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Oregon State University - School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, McGill University, McGill University and Wilfrid Laurier University
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Canada, social work education, research methods, dissertations

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The Place of Place in Social Work: Rethinking the Person-in-Environment Model

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson, Victoria Burns and Shawn Hordyk
Wilfrid Laurier University, Independent and McGill University - School of Social Work
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place, person-in-environment, social work, place attachment, place identity, territoriality

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Experiences of Syrian Refugee Families Living in Northern Lebanon: Preliminary Research Brief

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Bree Akesson and Dena Badawi
Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo
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Syria, refugee, family

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'We May Go, But this is My Home': Experiences of Domicide and Resistance for Palestinian Children and Families

Journal of Internal Displacement, Volume 4, Number 2, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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Palestine, children, families, displacement, home, domicide

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Suicide Terrorism as a Process of Meaning-Making and Identity-Formation Among Youth

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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terrorism, suicide attacks, youth, identity, meaning-making

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Holding Everything Together: Experiences of Palestinian Mothers Under Occupation

In T. Takseva & A Sgoutas (Eds.), Mothers under fire: Mothering in conflict areas. Bradford, ON: Demeter Press, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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Palestine, mothering, children, caregiving

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Grounded Theory in Canadian Social Work Dissertations: Preliminary Findings

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2016
Morgan Braganza, Bree Akesson and David Rothwell
Wilfrid Laurier University, Students, Wilfrid Laurier University and Oregon State University - School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
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grounded theory, qualitative research, social work, doctoral education

9.

Arrested in Place: Palestinian Children and Families at the Border

In S. Spyrou & M. Christou (Eds.) Children and borders. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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borders, children, Palestine, family

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Trees, Flowers, Prisons, Flags: Frustration and Hope Shaping National Identity for Palestinian Families

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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Palestine, nation-state, children, families

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Using Mapmaking to Research the Geographies of Young Children Affected by Political Violence

In N. Worth, I. Hardill, & S. Lucas (Eds.), Researching the lifecourse: Critical reflections from the social sciences. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University
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School as a Place of Violence and Hope: Tensions of Education for Children and Families in Post-Intifada Palestine

International Journal of Educational Development, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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school, education, education, children and families, Palestine, political violence, place

13.

Geographies of Palestinian Children: A Critical Review of the Scholarship

In K. Horschelmann and C. Harker, (Eds.), Geographies of children and young people: Conflict, violence, and peace (Vol. 11). UK: Springer.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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Palestine, children, geography, critical review

14.

War is Not the Only Trauma: Rethinking Psychosocial Healing in Complex Emergencies

Akesson, B. (2005). War is not the only trauma: Rethinking psychosocial healing in complex emergencies. Columbia University Journal of Student Social Work, 3, 34-42.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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war, psychosocial, refugee, social work

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Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Pregnant Women Affected by War: Program Approaches and Program Gaps

Akesson, B. (2008). Addressing the psychosocial needs of pregnant women affected by war: Program approaches and program gaps. Refuge, 25(1).
Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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psychosocial, refugee, women, pregnancy, war, armed conflict, political violence

16.

Defining Best Practice in Care and Protection of Children in Crisis-Affected Settings: A Delphi Study

Child Development, 81(4). DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01467.x, July/August 2010
Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health, Wilfrid Laurier University and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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children, armed conflict, political violence, war, disaster, best practice, Delphi

17.

Neither Here Nor There? Place and Placemaking in the Lives of Separated Children

Denov, M. & Akesson, B. (2013). Neither here nor there? Place and placemaking in the lives of separated children. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 9(2), 56-70.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Myriam Denov and Bree Akesson
McGill University and Wilfrid Laurier University

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place, placemaking, separated children, refugees, youth, children (age groups), Canada

18.

The Impact of School-Based Psychosocial Structured Activities (PSSA) Program on Conflict-Affected Children in Northern Uganda

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(11), 1124-1133, 2011
Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Department of Population and Family Health, Wilfrid Laurier University, Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health, Independent, Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health, University of London - Institute of Education and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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psychosocial, structured activities, children, schools, nothern Uganda, evaluation

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Parental Involvement with the Criminal Justice System and the Effects on Their Children: A Collaborative Model for Researching Vulnerable Families

Social Work in Public Health, 27(1-2), 148-164, 2012
Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Wilfrid Laurier University, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Independent, Independent, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) and New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI)

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child, families, child mental health, parental incarceration, criminal justice system

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The Concept and Meaning of Place for Young Children Affected by Political Violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Spaces and Flows, 2(2), 245-256, 2012
Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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place, young children, family, political violence, place identity, privacy

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Castle and Cage: Meanings of Home for Palestinian Children and Families

Global Social Welfare (2014) 1:81-95
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
Bree Akesson
Wilfrid Laurier University

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children, family, Palestine, political violence, home, place