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Religious Conversion and Psychodynamic Experiences

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Psychodynamic experiences.


Fears of Awakening

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Awe and Openness; how entrenched attitudes gradually change.


The Dark Side of Activist Culture and its Gendered Dimension

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the ‘dark side’ of activist culture, labelled this because of its negative effects and the fact that it is hidden from public view. It illustrates the negative aspects, ... More


The Politics of Repressed Guilt: The Tragedy of Austrian Silence

Claudia Leeb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413244
eISBN:
9781474445177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a critical appropriation of Hannah Arendt, and a more sympathetic engagement with Theodor W. Adorno and psychoanalysis, this book develops a new theoretical approach to understanding ... More


Harrison as Elegist

Blake Morrison

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Among Tony Harrison’s outstanding achievements are the elegies written for his parents that appear in his School of Eloquence sequence and his long narrative poem ‘v.’. Morrison’s chapter explores ... More


The Eighth Stage of Genocide—Denial

Edina Bećirević

in Genocide on the Drina River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300192582
eISBN:
9780300206807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192582.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how various forms of genocide denial, guilt evasion, and different experiences of guilt contribute to narratives about wartime events that sometimes revise history so ... More


Innocent Citizens, Guilty Subjects

Andrew Dilts

in Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262410
eISBN:
9780823268986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up the relationship between suffrage, slavery, and punishment in the US through a critique of Judith Shklar’s account of citizenship as standing. Shklar argues that citizenship is ... More


Guilty Minds

Anne C. Dailey

in Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300188837
eISBN:
9780300190083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188837.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the puzzling question of why an otherwise rational person would voluntarily confess to a crime, knowing full well that the state will punish in return. Even more puzzling is the ... More


Lethal Trajectories: Perpetrators from Grafeneck to the Risiera

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the career paths of the perpetrators who worked at Grafeneck and at the Risiera di San Sabba, in order to shed light on the historical links between the two sites and to perform ... More


Perpetrator Trauma and Collective Guilt: My Lai

Ronald Eyerman

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Among other atrocities of the American war in Vietnam, the My Lai Massacre stands out as a clear illustration of the social pressure to individualize guilt and restrict any attempt to collectivize ... More


Repentance: Concerning Unconditionality

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter inquires into whether there is a pre-condition for the inexcusable, namely teshuvah, metanoia, or repentance. For Jankélévitch, nothing is impossible for forgiveness, yet he adheres to ... More


Promising Generations: From Intergenerational Guilt to Ndi Umunyarwanda

Richard M. Benda

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Ndi Umunyarwanda is a relatively new concept, having surfaced in post-genocide political narrative in July 2013. There is little doubt however that this concept currently dominates Rwandan identity ... More


The Law of Community

in Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242641
eISBN:
9780823242689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242641.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins with a reading of the Latin root of community (cum-munus) as a “task,” “duty,” or “law” in order to claim that what individuals have most in common is a lack of community. Through ... More


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops in predisposed individuals who have had a traumatic experience. There are many different ways in which PTSD presents itself, and only some of ... More


The War in Retrospect

David Taylor

in Memory, Narrative and the Great War: Rifleman Patrick MacGill and the Construction of Wartime Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318719
eISBN:
9781846318030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318719.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses MacGill's position after the war and in particular his two post-war accounts of war: Fear! and Suspense. Neither novel nor play was a success but both throw light on MacGill's ... More


Whose Idea of Tragedy? Mrs Dalloway and the Ancient Greek Tradition

Elizabeth Gourd

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As Septimus Smith prepares to commit suicide by throwing himself out of the window and ‘vigorously, violently down onto Mrs Filmer’s area railings,’ he comments on the narrative tradition of his own ... More


Transgressing Boundaries; Transcending Bodies: Sublimation and the Abject Corpus in Uncanny Stories and Tales Told by Simpson

Claire Drewery

in May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415750
eISBN:
9781474415774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415750.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces an early-twentieth century cultural change in perceptions of the nature and representation of reality, the breakdown of the dominant Victorian discourses of humanism and realism ... More


Naming Sexual Trauma: On the Political Necessity of Nuance in Rape and Sex Offender Discourses

Breanne Fahs

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter considers the politics of naming sexual violence not simply as a categorical tool, but as a political tool. In other words, while naming has certain legal or social implications—by ... More


Crying: Dreadful Melodramas—Family Dramas and Home Invasions

Aaron Michael Kerner and Jonathan L. Knapp

in Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Much of this chapter focuses on the melodramatic genre and its application in contemporary extreme cinema. Melodrama typically involves loss, and/or a character that arrives too late. In Linda ... More


Profiles: Two Generations, One Identity

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the typical profile of the women examined in the book. Autobiographical writings and interviews show that all the women received the same white supremacist education, a ... More


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