9783639864007

Bad Spirits: An American Indian Explanation for Family Violence

Julie C. Abril
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ISBN-13:

978-3-639-86400-7

ISBN-10:
363986400X
EAN:
9783639864007
Langue du livre:
Anglais
texte du rabat:
Bad Spirits is a clearly, openly, honestly, told story of endurance and eventual escape from horrific family violence that represents a major problem in Indian country, and demonstration of the power of an indigenous way for a victim to understand, survive, and heal from the pain and trauma. It is a major contribution to my understanding of serious sexual violence against children, and heightens my awareness of the potential for victims to survive and heal on their own cultural terms. Above all, this book is a testament to the courage, strength and insight of its author. Hal Pepinsky, Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, Bloomington This book presents a dichotomy of two different and dominant perspectives: the academic and theoretical world of a young social scientist, stretching the explanatory limits of criminology and victimology; and the other, her own private Spirit World reflecting her unique culture and her personal conclusions – the result of multiple traumas and her attempt to find meaning from both perspectives on her way to recovery.
Maison d'édition:
Scholars' Press
Site Web:
http://www.scholars-press.com
de (auteur) :
Julie C. Abril
Numéro de pages:
336
Publié le:
05-02-2016
Stock:
Disponible
Catégorie:
Loi, Autres
Prix:
64.90 €
Mots-clés:
American Indian, family violence, cultural sociology, Yaqui Indian

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