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Teenagers interviewing problems

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dc.contributor.advisor Kotz'e E, Dr en
dc.contributor.advisor Hestenes ME, Dr en
dc.contributor.author Giliomee Y en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T11:53:29Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T11:53:29Z
dc.date.created 1999 en
dc.date.submitted 2001 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/140685
dc.description.abstract Patriarchal discourse has lead to the marginalisation of women, children and teenagers. The aims of this research were to deconstruct patriarchal discourse; to empower teenagers to speak out for themselves; to facilitate teenagers' identifying, questioning and 'interviewing' of important problems in their lives, and to let teenagers' voices be heard by adults. Post-modern social construction discourse, post-modern and feminist theologies were used to challenge patriarchal discourse. A narrative, pastoral approach was used to assist teenagers to accomplish these aims. Using externalisation, three problems (Depression; Drugs and Alcohol; Verbal, Physical and Sexual Abuse) were exposed for what they really are, and how they influence many teenagers' lives. Alternative stories of how teenagers stand up against these problems were told. The teenagers decided to inform parents and teachers of their lived experiences in three letters. These three interesting, innovative letters are included in this dissertation. en
dc.language English en
dc.subject Religion en
dc.subject Practical theology (Congregation) en
dc.title Teenagers interviewing problems en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree MTh en

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