This paper examines a model of resilience and provides a fictional case example from the classical musical, Fiddler on the Roof along with a discussion of how this model may be helpful in assisting families at various levels of functioning to bounce back and perhaps even experience growth through facing difficult challenges.
Blair, Robert G.
"Understanding and Fostering Family Resilience,"
Journal of Family Strengths: Vol. 7
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs/vol7/iss1/6