trauma

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Fear and trauma in immigration policy

A review of Jason De León and Luis H. Zayas

U.S. immigration policy has long used the imposition of trauma and the dynamics of fear as weapons.

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God Help the Child, by Toni Morrison

Spring books

In her 11th novel Toni Morrison returns to the foundation of most of her fiction: childhood and its traumatic effects.

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Jeremiah, by Kathleen M. O’Connor

Kathleen O'Connor's daringly imaginative rereading of Jeremiah reveals a community experiencing the classic accents of trauma.

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The Trauma Myth: The Truth about the Sexual Abuse of Children—and Its Aftermath

The sexual abuse of children is a national pandemic. According to statistics from a number of reliable epidemiological studies, one in five women and one in ten men living in the United States had a sexual experience with someone over the age of 18 when they were a child.