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"Riding the waves" : dealing with disasters :a study of lived experiences of the 2003 Canberra bushfire and the 2004 tsunami in Aceh

Citraningtyas, Theresia


The aim of this thesis is to explore how adults affected by the 2003 Canberra bushfires and adults affected by the 2004 tsunami in Aceh perceived and made meaning of their live experiences of dealing with the respective disasters, 5 to 6 years following the acute disaster impact. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 25 and 29 participants in Canberra and Aceh respectively. The transcripts were analysed using an iterative process of constant comparison that built upon grounded theory...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5157f7b7a1c
Access Rights: Open Access


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