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M. Brinton Lykes

Lykes, M. B., Brabeck, K. M. & Hunter, C. (2013). Exploring Parent-Child Communication in the Context of Threat: Mixed-status families facing detention and deportation in post 9/11 USA. Community, Work and Family, 16(2), 123-146.

Lykes, M. B. (2013). African American and Latina Community Health Workers engage PhotoPAR as a resource in a post-disaster context: Katrina at 5 years. Journal of Health Psychology, 18(8), 1069-1084.

Hershberg, R. M. & Lykes, M. B. (2012). Redefining Family: Transnational Girls Narrate Experiences of Parental Migration, Detention, and Deportation.  FQS: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 14(1), Art. 5.

Lykes, M. B. (2012). One legacy among many: The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights at 21. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18(1), 88-95.

Lykes, M. B., McDonald, E. & Boc, C. (2012). The Post-Deportation Human Rights Project: Participatory Action Research with Maya Transnational Families. Practicing Anthropology, 34(1), 22-26.

 Lykes, M. B. & Chicco, J. (2011). Políticas y prácticas de deportación en la administración de Obama: “Entre más cambian las cosas más se quedan igual” [Deportation Policies and Practices in the Obama Administration: “The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same”]. ENCUENTRO: Revista Académico de la Universidad Centroamericana, 90, 7-18.

Crosby, A. & Lykes, M. B. (2011). Mayan women survivors speak: The gendered relations of truth-telling in postwar Guatemala. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 5(3), 456-476.

Crosby, A. & Lykes, M. B. (under review).  Rendering sexual violence during armed conflict ‘thinkable’: The relational nature of women survivors’ struggles for truth, reparation, and justice in postwar Guatemala

Lykes, M. B., Brabeck, K. M. & Hunter, C. (under review).  Exploring Parent-Child Communication in the Context of Threat: Mixed-status families facing detention and deportation in post 9/11 USA

Hershberg, R. & Lykes, M.B. (under review) Girls' narrating family across borders:
Immigration, detention and deportation 'here and there'

Lykes, M. B., Hershberg, R. & Brabeck, K.M. (under review).  Methodological Challenges in Participatory Action Research with Undocumented Central American Migrants

Lykes, M. B. & Hershberg, R. (in press).  Participatory Action Research and Feminisms: Social Inequalities and Transformative Praxis. In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.) Handbook of Feminist Research II: Theory and Praxis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. 

Brabeck, K. M., Lykes, M.B., & Hershberg, R. (2011). Framing immigration to and deportation from the United States: Guatemalan and Salvadoran families make meaning of their experiences. Community, Work and Family.

Lykes, M. B. (2010) Silence(ing), memory(ies) and voice(s):Feminist participatory action research and photo-narratives in the wake of gross violations of human rights. Visual Studies, 25 (3), 238-254.

Lykes, M. B. (2010) Assessing ethical, political and social issues for cultural variations.  In Kimberly Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay, and Serene Olin (Eds.) Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships.  Oxford University Press, pp. 121-123.

Lykes, M. B. (2010). No easy road to freedom: Engendering and enculturating forced migration. In D.Hollenbach, SJ (Ed.), Driven from Home:  Protecting the Rights of Forced Migrants. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, pp. 71-93.

Lykes, M.B. (2010). Women’s lives and social policy in post-conflict societies. Book Review. Feminist Conversations: Women, Trauma, and Empowerment in Post-Transitional Societies. Doville Budryte, Lisa M. Vaughn & Natalyat Riegg (eds.). Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 265-271

Lykes, M. B., Coquillon, E. D., & Rabenstein, K. L. (2010).  Theoretical and methodological challenges in participatory community-based research.  In H. Landrine & N. F. Russo (Eds.), Handbook of Diversity in Feminist Psychology.  New York: Spring Publishing, pp. 55-82.

Lykes, M. B. & Moane, G. (2009).Whither feminist liberation psychology? Critical exploration of feminist and liberation psychologies for a globalizing world.  Feminism & Psychology, 19(3), 283-298.

Lykes, M.B. & Moane, G. (Eds.) (2009).  Feminist Liberation Psychology: Special Issue. Feminism & Psychology, 19(3). Entire Issue.

Lykes, M. B. & Coquillon, E.D. (2009). Psychosocial trauma, poverty, and human rights in communities emerging from war.  In D. Fox, I. Prilleltensky, & S. Austin (Eds.), Critical Psychology II.  London: SAGE, pp. 285-299.

Brydon-Miller, M., Davids, I., Jaitli, N., Lykes, M. B., Schensul, J., & Williams, S. (2009).  Popular education and action research: Voices from the field.  In S. Noffke and B.  Somekh (Eds.), The Handbook of Educational Action Research.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 387-396.

Lykes, M. B. & Mallona, A. (2008).  Towards transformational liberation: Participatory action research and activist praxis.  In P. Reason & H. Bradbury (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Action Research II.  London: SAGE Publications Ltd., pp. 260-292.

Cabrera Pérez-Armiñan, M. L. & Lykes, M. B. (2008).  Compartir la Memoria Colectiva: Acompañamiento Psicosocial y Justicia Integral para Mujeres Víctimas de Violencia Sexual en Conflictos Armados [Sharing our Collective Memory: Psychosocial Accompaniment and Integral Justice for Women, Victims of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict]. Guatemala: PCS-Consejeria en Proyectos.  83pp.

Lykes, M. B., Beristain, C. M., & Cabrera Pérez-Armiñan, M. L. (2007).  Political violence, impunity, and emotional climate in Maya communities.  Journal of Social Issues, 63(2), 369-385.

Lykes, M.B. & Coquillon, E. (2007). Participatory and Action Research and Feminisms: Towards Transformative Praxis.  In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.).Handbook of Feminist Research:  Theory and Praxis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 297-326.

Lykes, M.B. & Coquillon, E. (2007). Participatory and Action Research and Feminisms: Towards Transformative Praxis. In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.). "Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis." Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 297-326.

Costanzo, M., Gerrity, E. & Lykes, M.B. (2006) Psychologists and the use of torture in interrogations. "Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP), 6(1), 1-14."

Lykes, M.B. & Lazarus, S. (2006) Indigenous and Euro-American Psychologies: Resources and Barriers for Generating Knowledge and Practice. "International Psychology Bulletin, 10" (3).

Lykes, M.B. (2006). Forward. In Carlos Martín Beristain. "Humanitarian Aid Work: A Critical Approach." Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Lykes, M.B. & Mersky, M. (2006). Reparations and mental health: Psychosocial interventions towards healing, human agency, and rethreading social realities. In Pablo de Greiff (Ed.). "The Handbook of Reparations." Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 589-622.

Durand, T. M. & Lykes, M.B. (2006). Think globally, act locally: A global perspective on mobilizing adults for positive youth development. In E. Gil Clary and Jean E. Rhodes (Eds.). "Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development : Strategies for Closing the Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors" (The Search Institute Series on Developmentally Attentive Community and Society). New York: Springer, pp. 233-254.

Qin, D. & Lykes, M. B. (2006). Reweaving a fragmented web of self: A grounded theory of self-understanding among Chinese women students in USA. "International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education 19"(2), 177-200.

Lykes, M.B., TerreBlanche, M. & Hamber, B. (2003). “Narrating survival and change in Guatemala and South Africa: The politics of representation and a liberatory community psychology.” American Journal of Community Psychology, 3:1-2, 79-90.

Lykes, M. B. (1997). “Cross-cultural and transnational responses to human rights and mental health.” [Review of the book Pain and Survival: Human Rights Violations and Mental Health]. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 3:1, 105-107.

Lykes, M. B., Banuazizi, A., Liem, R., & Morris, M. (Eds.).(1996). Myths About The Powerless: Contesting Social Inequalities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Lykes, M. B. (1994). “Terror, silencing, and children: International multidisciplinary collaboration with Guatemalan Maya communities.” Social Science and Medicine, 38:4, 543-552.

Lykes, M. B. (1993). “Children in the storm: Psychosocial trauma in Latin America.” In M. Agosin (Ed.), Surviving beyond fear: Women, children, and human rights in Latin America, pp. 152-161. Fredonia, NY: White Pine Press.

Melville, M., & Lykes, M. B. (1992). “Guatemalan Indian children and the sociocultural effects of government-sponsored terrorism.” Social Science and Medicine, 34:5, 533-548.

Lykes, M. B. (1989). “Dialogue with Guatemalan Indian women: Critical perspectives on constructing collaborative research.” In R. Unger (Ed.), Representations: Social Constructions Of Gender. Amityville, NY: Baywood, 1989. [Reprinted in M. Gergen & S. Davis (Eds.). Toward A New Psychology Of Gender: A Reader. New York: Routledge, 1996.]