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Cruel attachments : the ritual rehab of child molesters in Germany

Author: John Borneman
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is no more seemingly incorrigible criminal type than the child sex offender. Said to suffer from a deeply rooted paraphilia, he is often considered outside the moral limits of the human, profoundly resistant to change. Despite these assessments, in much of the West an increasing focus on rehabilitation through therapy provides hope that psychological transformation is possible. Examining the experiences of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Borneman, John, 1952-
Cruel attachments
(DLC) 2014026043
(OCoLC)883646999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Borneman
ISBN: 9780226234076 022623407X
OCLC Number: 904398035
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The phenomenon of child molestation --
Incest, the child, and the despotic father --
Rehabilitation of pedophiles --
Knowledgeability and the materiality of child sex abuse --
Seduction and empathy --
New Germans --
Loose end.
Responsibility: John Borneman.

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