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The Resource The empire of trauma : an inquiry into the condition of victimhood, Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman ; translated by Rachel Gomme

The empire of trauma : an inquiry into the condition of victimhood, Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman ; translated by Rachel Gomme

Label
The empire of trauma : an inquiry into the condition of victimhood
Title
The empire of trauma
Title remainder
an inquiry into the condition of victimhood
Statement of responsibility
Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fassin, Didier
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rechtman, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Refugees
  • War victims
Label
The empire of trauma : an inquiry into the condition of victimhood, Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in French as: L'empire du traumatisme
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
A dual genealogy. The significance of a controversy. The birth of trauma. Labor laws -- The long hunt. Cowardice or death. The brutalization of therapy. After the war. A French history -- The intimate confession. War psychoanalysis. A profitable sickness. Victims of the self. The issue of survival -- An end to suspicion. Women and children first. The consecration of the event. The last witnesses. The humanity of criminals -- Psychiatric victimology. Victims' rights. The resistance of psychiatry. An ambiguous origin. A relative autonomy -- Toulouse. The summons to trauma. Emergency care in question. Inequalities and exclusions. Consolation and compensation -- Humanitarian psychiatry. One origin, two accounts. In the beginning was humanitarianism. On the margins of war. The frontiers of humanity -- Palestine. The need to testify. The chronicles of suffering. Equivalence of victims. Histories without a history -- The psychotraumatology of exile. The immigrant, between native and foreigner. The clinical practice of asylum. A change of paradigm. The evidence of the body -- Asylum. The illegitimate refugee. Recognizing the sign. The truth of writing. The meaning of words. Conclusion : the moral economy of trauma
Control code
ocn245536506
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780691137537
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008037892
System control number
(OCoLC)245536506
Label
The empire of trauma : an inquiry into the condition of victimhood, Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Publication
Note
Originally published in French as: L'empire du traumatisme
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
A dual genealogy. The significance of a controversy. The birth of trauma. Labor laws -- The long hunt. Cowardice or death. The brutalization of therapy. After the war. A French history -- The intimate confession. War psychoanalysis. A profitable sickness. Victims of the self. The issue of survival -- An end to suspicion. Women and children first. The consecration of the event. The last witnesses. The humanity of criminals -- Psychiatric victimology. Victims' rights. The resistance of psychiatry. An ambiguous origin. A relative autonomy -- Toulouse. The summons to trauma. Emergency care in question. Inequalities and exclusions. Consolation and compensation -- Humanitarian psychiatry. One origin, two accounts. In the beginning was humanitarianism. On the margins of war. The frontiers of humanity -- Palestine. The need to testify. The chronicles of suffering. Equivalence of victims. Histories without a history -- The psychotraumatology of exile. The immigrant, between native and foreigner. The clinical practice of asylum. A change of paradigm. The evidence of the body -- Asylum. The illegitimate refugee. Recognizing the sign. The truth of writing. The meaning of words. Conclusion : the moral economy of trauma
Control code
ocn245536506
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780691137537
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008037892
System control number
(OCoLC)245536506

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