'No Five Fingers are Alike' : What Exiled Kurdish Women in Therapy Told Me book cover
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'No Five Fingers are Alike'
What Exiled Kurdish Women in Therapy Told Me

ISBN 9781855755123
Published December 31, 2007 by Routledge
358 Pages

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Book Description

This book, the second in the International Series of Psychosocial Perspectives on Trauma, Displaced People and Political Violence, focuses on refugee women and one of the few that limit their scope only to one group of refugees – the Kurds in Norway.

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Foreword -- About the Author -- Author’s Foreword to the Present Edition -- Introduction -- A Cultural Study of Clinical Context -- The Interdisciplinary Challenge -- Psychological Trauma Reconsidered -- The Torture Versus Exile Trauma -- Violation of Gender -- Violations of Intergenerational Obligations -- Clientification as a Re-Actualised Trauma -- The Collective Dimensions of Trauma -- The Millenarian Heritage of the Modern Age -- The Cumulative Effects of Trauma -- Therapy in a Cross-Cultural Setting -- Patterns of Exchange in Cross-Cultural Trauma Therapy -- The Aesthetics of Cross-Cultural Therapeutic Interaction -- On The Narrative Approach and Meaning-Formation -- Postscript -- Symbolic Shelter in a Changing World -- On Methodological Choice and the Study of Sensitive Issues -- List of Clients’ Narratives Found in the Text

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