Diversitas: Perspectivas en Psicología
Print version ISSN 1794-9998
CUERVO RODRIGUEZ, Juan José; YANGUMA, Carolina and ARROYAVE, Milena. Understanding of resilience in the books published in spanish and located in six libraries in Bogotá, Colombia. Diversitas [online]. 2011, vol.7, n.1, pp. 57-71. ISSN 1794-9998.
The purpose of this documental investigation is to explore how published works in spanish deal with the concept of 'resilience'. The publications consulted are located in the following university libraries of Bogota, Colombia: Andes university, Javeriana university, National university, Rosario university, Santo Tomas university. Additionally, the public library Luis Angel Arango was also used. This investigation has an analytical and hermeneutic approach which entails the gathering of the sources of information, their analysis, interpretation and revision. This work focuses on 'resilience' as a dynamic process that occurs throughout the life of the individuals, in particular the relationships established by them.
Keywords : resilience; documental investigation; qualitative investigation; constructivism.