1st Edition

The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women
Psychoanalytic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

ISBN 9781782204732
Published June 28, 2017 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This book shows how violence against woman can be seen, known and represented on the world stage and in psychoanalytic treatment. It brings psychoanalytic ideas and understanding in an effort to comprehend violence against women.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword -- Preface -- Opening words by the sponsors of the conference “The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women” -- Introduction -- Unconscious fantasy and the courage to fight violence against women -- Witnessing and resilience: commentary on being involved in “The courage to fight violence against women” -- Human sex trafficking: extreme violence against women and children -- How art imitates life -- Sex trafficking: commentary on Chapters Three and Four -- Girls at risk: paths to safety, interventions with female adolescents at sexual risk in Quintana Roo, Mexico -- Sew to speak: story cloth healing with survivors of sexual violence -- Commentary on "Girls at risk" and "Sew to speak" -- Violation: a poem -- Anatomy of a man's assault on a woman -- Commentary on Donald Campbell's “Anatomy of a man's assault on a woman” -- End Rape On Campus (EROC) and the making of The Hunting Ground -- Sexual abuse of women in United States prisons: a modern corollary of slavery -- Commentary on “End Rape on Campus (EROC)” and “Sexual abuse of women in United States prisons” -- Combatting femicide in Mexico: achievements and ongoing challenges -- Justice matters: scaling up the response to sexual violence in areas of conflict and unrest -- Women seeking asylum due to gender-based violence -- Violence against women worldwide: a commentary on Chapters Fifteen to Seventeen -- Poems on violence against women -- Violence against women in the work of women artists -- Woman: power and representation in pre-Columbian societies in the Andean region -- Maternal imago and bodily symptoms -- Discussion of Lemlij and Perelberg: women of power -- Introduction to Traces in the Wind -- A staged reading for remembrance, reminder, and inspiration:

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