Publications

2024

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2024, in press). Birth Care Belief Practices: Traditional Mother-Child Care during Birth in Rural Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics.
  2. Qamar, A. H. (2024, in press). Social Resilience: A Critical Synopsis of Existing Definitions. Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.
  3. Qamar, A. H. (2024). Young Adult Migrants’ Social Experiences in Sweden: ‘Melting Pot’ and ‘Salad Bowl’ Perspectives on Social Integration. Children & Society. https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12857
  4. Qamar, A. H. (2024). The Traveller, the Miner and the Gardener: Metaphors for Making Teaching and Learning a Meaningful Process. Lifelong Learning and Higher Education: New and Old Perspectives. Proceedings from the 2022 Lund University Conference on Teaching and Learning, Pp. 53-61. Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden. https://doi.org/10.37852/oblu.254


2023

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2023). Researching Social Resilience in the Context of Migrants’ Life Transition: A Qualitative Methodological Mosaic. Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics, 20(4), 796-813.
  2. Qamar, A. H. (2023). Social dimensions of resilience and climate change: a rapid review of theoretical approaches. Present Environment and Sustainable Development, 17(1), 139-153.
  3. Qamar, A. H. (2023). Conceptualizing social resilience in the context of migrants’ lived experiences. Geoforum, 139, 103680.
  4. Younas, S., Khanum, S. & Qamar, A. H. (2023). Decision making among residents in training of obstetrics and gynecology: A qualitative exploration in Pakistani context. PLOS ONE, 18(11): e0287592. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0287592.

2022

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2022). Social Value of the Child in the Global South: A Multifaceted Concept. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 20 (2), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1177/1476718X22108958
  2. Qamar, A. H. (2022). Social Value of the Child (photo essay). Contexts, 21(1), 40-45.
  3. . Kauser, R., & Qamar, A. H. (2021). Psychosocial Construction of Fear: A Qualitative Content Analysis of COVID-19 Survivors’ Stories Published in Online Newspapers. Pakistan Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 12(2), 17-31.

2021

  1. Qamar, A. H., & Ain, Q. U. (2021). Where Medicine ‘Fails’: The Evil Eye and Childcare Beliefs among Rural Saraiki Mothers in Punjab, Pakistan. Social Medicine, 14(2), 57-95.
  2. . Siddiqui, S., & Qamar, A. H. (2021). Risk Perception and Protective Behavior in the Context of COVID-19: a Qualitative Exploration. Asian Bioethics Review, 13(4), 401-420.
  3. . Qamar, A. H. (2021). What is a Child? Exploring Conceptualization of Pakistani Adolescents About Children. Journal of Childhood Studies, 34-50.
  4. . Qamar, A. H., & Faizan, H. F. (2021). Reasons, Impact, and Post-divorce Adjustment: Lived Experience of Divorced Women in Pakistan. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 1-26.

2020

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2020). Quarantined-at-Home Teaching Experience: My E-Learning Plan and Implementation. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 14(1), 120-132.
  2. Qamar, A. H., & Liaqat, H. (2020). Parents’ Observation on their Child’s Behavior Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Exploration. Pakistan Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol, 11(1).
  3. . Qamar, A. H. (2020). At-home ethnography: a native researcher’s fieldwork reflections. Qualitative Research Journal. 21(1), 51-64.

2018

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2018). The social value of the child and fear of childlessness among rural Punjabi women in Pakistan. Asian Journal of Social Science, 46(6), 638-667.

2017

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2017). The Postpartum Tradition of Sawa Mahina in Rural Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, 11(1), 127-150.

2016

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2016). Belief in the evil eye and early childcare in rural Punjab, Pakistan. Asian Ethnology, 75(2), 397-418.

2015

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2015). “‘Laj’, the Concept for Honour, Shame and Modesty of a Woman in Indian Popular Culture. Biannual Journal of Gender and Social Issues, 14 (1).
  2. . Qamar, A. H. (2015). Tona, the folk healing practices in rural Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, 9(2), 59-74.
  3. . Qamar, A. H. (2015). Being a child in rural Pakistan. The Delhi University Journal of the Humanities and the Social Sciences, 2, 100-111.

2014
Book Published
2014- Challenges Associated with Primary Education in Rural Punjab, Pakistan. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

2013

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2013). The concept of the ‘evil’and the ‘evil eye’in Islam and Islamic faith-healing traditions. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization, 3(2), 44-53.

2012

  1. Qamar, A. H. (2012). UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC, 1989): A Brief Presentation. Mindshare International Journal of Research and Development, 3(1), 13-19.
  2. . Qamar, A. H. (2012). Gendered aspects of informal education in childhood: research reflections from the rural Punjab, Pakistan. Academic Research International, 2(1), 383.
  3. Qamar, A. H. (2012). Pregnancy Myths and Early Chilcare: Research Reflections from the Rural Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(4), 677-682.