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Author Schulman, Sarah, 1958-, author.

Title Conflict is not abuse : overstating harm, community responsibility, and the duty of repair / Sarah Schulman.

Published Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, [2016]


1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 21-08-2019.
Physical description 299 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-290)
Contents Introduction: A reparative manifesto -- Part one. The conflicted self and the abusive state. In love : conflict is not abuse ; Abandoning the personal : the state and the production of abuse ; The police and the politics of overstating harm ; HIV criminalization in Canada -- Part two. The impulse to escalate. On escalation ; Manic flight reaction : trigger + shunning ; Queer families, compensatory motherhood, and the political culture of escalation -- Part three. Supremacy/Trauma and the justification of injustice : the Israeli war on Gaza. Watching genocide unfold in real time ; The duty of repair.
Summary "[This work] is a searing rejection of the cultural phenomenon of blame, cruelty, and scapegoating, revealing how those in positions of power exacerbate and manipulate fear of the 'other' to avoid facing themselves"--Front flap.
Subject Conflict management.
Social conflict.
Social psychology.
Difference (Psychology)
Variant Title Overstating harm, community responsibility, and the duty of repair
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