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Book Chapters

Theron, L. & Ungar, M. (in press). Adolescent resilience in the face of relentless adversity: The role of strong, Black women. In I. Eloff (Ed.), Handbook of Quality of life in African Societies. Johannesburg, South Africa: Springer.

Ungar, M. (in press). Factors and processes associated with resilience. In K. Akiyama & K. Nakamura (Eds.), Resilience concepts and methods.

Didkowsky, N. & Ungar, M. (2017). A social ecological approach to understanding resilience among rural youth. In U. Kumar (ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Resilience (pp. 46-58). London: Routledge.

Ungar, M. (2017). Building social inclusion and community engagement of youth: Pathways to resilience as alternatives to violence. In T. Morris & M. Hadji-Janev (Eds.), Countering terrorism in South Eastern European (pp.103-109). Washington, DC: IOS Press.

Ungar, M. (2016). Creating a context for resilience in medical settings: The role of collaborative professionals and informal supports. In C. DeMichelis & M. Ferrari (Eds.), Child and adolescent resilience within medical contexts: Integrating research and practice (pp. 211-226). Geneva, Switzerland: Springer.

Ungar, M. (2016). Contextual and cultural aspects of resilience among neglected and abused children. In A.V. Makhnach & L.G. Dikaya (Eds.). Resilience: Individual, professional and social aspects (pp. 377-397.). Moscow: Publishing House of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Ungar, M. (2016). A following sea. In L. Choyce (ed.), Nova Scotia love stories. Lawrencetown, NS: Pottersfield Press.

Liebenberg, L. and Ungar, M. (2015). Using mixed methods in research with young children across cultures and contexts. In O. N. Saracho (Ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Early Childhood Education: Research methodologies (Volume 1; pp. 383-404). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Ungar, M. (2015). Resilience and culture: A social ecological process model of positive adaptation. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, & M. Ungar (Eds.), Resilience and Culture(s): Commonalities and complexities. London, UK: Springer.

Liebenberg, L., Ikeda, J., and Wood, M. (2015). “It’s just part of my culture”: Understanding language and land in the resilience processes of Aboriginal youth. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, and M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth Resilience and Culture - Commonalities and Complexities. New York, NY: Springer.

Theron. L. and Liebenberg, L. (2015). Understanding cultural contexts and their relationship to resilience processes. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, and M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth Resilience and Culture - Commonalities and Complexities. New York, NY: Springer.

Liebenberg, L. and Theron. L. (2015). Innovative qualitative explorations of culture and resilience. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, and M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth Resilience and Culture - Commonalities and Complexities. New York, NY: Springer.

Russell, P., Liebenberg, L., and Ungar, M. (2015). White out: The invisibility of white North American culture and resilience processes. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, and M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth Resilience and Culture - Commonalities and Complexities. New York, NY: Springer.

Whitman, S., and Liebenberg, L. (2015). Understanding the Experiences and Challenges of Former Child Soldiers Integrating into Canadian Society. In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, and M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth Resilience and Culture - Commonalities and Complexities. New York, NY: Springer.

Allan, R. & Ungar, M. (2014). Resilience-building interventions with children, adolescents, and their families. In S. Prince-Embury & D. H. Saklofske (Eds.), Resilience interventions for youth in diverse populations (pp. 447-462). New York: Springer.

Ungar, M. (2014). Resilience and posttraumatic growth in abused and neglected children. In R. M. Reece, R. F. Hanson, & J. Sargent (Eds.), Treatment of child abuse: Common ground for mental health, medical, and legal practitioners (pp. 347-356). Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.

Ungar, M. (2013). Family Resilience and At-Risk Youth. In D. Becvar (Ed.), Handbook of Family Resilience. New York, NY: Springer.

Ungar, M., Bottrell, D., Tian, G., & Wang, X. (2013). Resilienz: Stärken und Ressourcen im jugendalter. In C. Steinebach & K. Gharabaghi (Eds.), Resilienzförderung im Jungendalter: Praxis und perspektiven. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Ungar, M. & Liebenberg, L. (2013). A Measure of Resilience with Contextual Sensitivity—The CYRM-28: Exploring the Tension Between Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Resilience Theory and Research. In Sandra Prince-Embury (Ed.), Resilience in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Translating Research into Practice. New York, NY: Springer.

Ungar, M. & Thomas, J. (2013). The influence of context, culture and timing on resilience. In R.N. Srivastava & R. Seth (Eds), Child abuse and neglect in Asia Pacific countries: Challenges and opportunities (pp.143-150). New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.

Chorn-Pond, A. & Ungar, M. (2012). An interview with ArnChorn-Pond: Helping children in Cambodia through the revival of traditional music and art. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 99-110). New York: Springer.

Durrant, V. & Ungar, M. (2012). An interview with Vicki Durrant: Creating a community program for high-risk Aboriginal youth in Canada’s north. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 91-98). New York: Springer.

Malindi, M. & Ungar, M. (2012). An interview with Macalane Malindi: The impact of education and changing social policy on resilience during Apartheid and post Apartheid in South Africa. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 69-76). New York: Springer.

Simpson, J. & Ungar, M. (2012). An interview with Jude Simpson: Growing beyond a life of abuse and gang involvement in New Zealand. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 85-90). New York: Springer.

Strickland, B. & Ungar, M. (2012). An interview with Bill Strickland: How community-based adult educational facilities can lift people out of poverty in urban America. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 77-84). New York: Springer.

Ungar, M. (2012). Social ecologies and their contribution to resilience. In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 13-32). New York: Springer.

Ungar, M. & Perry, B. (2012). Violence, trauma and resilience. In C. Vine & R. Alaggia (Eds.), Cruel but not unusual, 2nd Ed (pp. 119-146)Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Duque, L., Ungar, M. & Caicedo, B. (2011). Highlighting the importance of early intervention: The early prevention of aggressive behaviour program in Medellin Colombia. In M. Denov, B. McLure and M. Denov (Eds.). Interventions and Children’s Rights(pp. 129–154). New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ungar, M. (2011). Kontextuelle und kulturelle aspekte von resilienz-Jugendhilfe mit menschlichem antlitz. In M. Zander (Ed.), Handbuch Resilienz-Förderung (pp. 133-156). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer.

Ungar, M. (2011). Theorie in die tat umsetzen. Fünf prinzipien der intervention. In M. Zander (Ed.), Handbuch Resilienz-Förderung (pp. 157-178). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer.

Bywater, P., & Ungar, M. (2010). Health and well-being. In I. Shaw, K. Briar-Lawson, J. Orme, & R. Ruckdeschel (Eds.), The Sage handbook of social work research (pp. 392–405). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Ungar, M. (2010). Researching culturally diverse pathways to resilience: Challenges and solutions. In H.M. McCubbin (Ed.), Multiethnicity and Multiethnic Families. Honolulu, Hawaii: Le’a Press.

Ungar, M., Toste, J. & Heath, N. (2010). Assessing resilience. In E. Mpofu & T. Oakland (Eds.), Assessment in rehabilitation and health. Allyn & Bacon.

Ungar, M., Toste, J. & Heath, N. (2010). Self-efficacy and resilience measures. In E. Mpofu & T. Oakland (Eds.), Rehabilitation and health assessment: Applying ICF guidelines (pp.473-492). New York: Springer.

Bywater, P. & Ungar, M. (2009). Research in mental health settings. In K. Briar-Lawson, J. Orme, R. Ruckdeschel & I. Shaw (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Social Work Research. SAGE Publications.

Liebenberg, L. & Ungar, M. (2009). Introduction: The challenges of researching resilience. In L. Liebenberg & M. Ungar (Eds.), Researching resilience (pp.2-25). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Ungar, M. (2009). A sample research proposal for a mixed-methods investigation of resilience: The Pathways to Resilience Project. In L. Liebenberg & M. Ungar (Eds.), Researching resilience. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Ungar, M. (2009). Cultural dimensions of resilience among adults. In J. Reich and A. Zautra (Eds.), Adult resilience. Oxford University Press.

Liebenberg, L., and Ungar, M. (2008). Understanding youth resilience in action: The way forward. In L. Liebenberg and M. Ungar (Eds), Resilience in Action: Working with youth across cultures and contexts (pp. 3-16). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Ungar, M. (2008). Putting resilience theory into action: Five principles for intervention. In L. Liebenberg & M. Ungar (Eds.), Resilience in action (pp.17-38). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Ungar, M. (2007). Contextual and cultural aspects of resilience in child welfare settings. In I. Brown, F. Chaze, D. Fuchs, J. lafrance, S. McKay & S. Thomas Prokop (Eds.), Putting a human face on child welfare (pp. 1-24). Toronto: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Ungar, M. (2007). Grow ‘em strong: Methodological challenges researching childhood resilience. In A. Best (Ed.), Representing youth: Methodological issues in critical youth studies (pp. 84-109). New York: New York University Press.

Duque, L., Klevens, J., Ungar, M. & Lee, A. (2005). Violence prevention programming in Colombia: Challenges in project design and fidelity. In M. Ungar (ed.), Handbook for working with children and youth: Pathways to resilience across cultures and contexts (pp.455-472). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ungar, M. (2005). Introduction: Resilience across cultures and contexts. In M. Ungar (ed.),Handbook for working with children and youth: Pathways to resilience across cultures and contexts (pp.xv-xxxix). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ungar, M. & Liebenberg, L. (2005). Resilience Across Cultures: The mixed methods approach of the International Resilience Project. In M. Ungar (Ed.), Handbook for Working With Children and Youth Pathways to Resilience across Cultures and Contexts (pp. 211-226). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ungar, M. & Liebenberg, L. (2005). The International Resilience Project: A mixed methods approach to the study of resilience across cultures. In M. Ungar (ed.), Handbook for working with children and youth: Pathways to resilience across cultures and contexts (pp.211-226). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ungar, M. & Teram, E. (2005). Qualitative resilience research: Contributions and risks. In M. Ungar (ed.), Handbook for working with children and youth: Pathways to resilience across cultures and contexts (pp.149-164). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ungar, M. & Nichols, G. (2002). The harmony of resistance: Qualitative research and ethical practice in social work. In W. C. van den Hoonaard (ed.), Walking the tightrope: Ethical issues for qualitative researchers. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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