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Torture, Psychoanalysis and Human Rights (Paperback) (Monica Luci)

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In recent years, there has been an increased interest in psychoanalytic views on wider social topics. In this book, the author examines how and why torture exists from a broadly psychoanalytic perspective. She argues that torture performs a hidden emotional function within society, and it is only by understanding this function that strategies of prevention and recovery for victims can be formulated most effectively. Drawing on various analytic schools as well as analytical psychology and human rights, Luci offers a framework to understand torture as a concept and to work most effectively with its victims.

Number of Pages: 260
Genre: Political Science, Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Monica Luci
Language: English
Street Date: May 5, 2017
TCIN: 51559120
UPC: 9781138908604
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-9275
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