In this major new book, Mary Hamer offers a new perspective on incest, making a link with the scandal of sexual abuse on the part of priests. She places sexual abuse in the context of the whole social order. Hamer's novel and innovative approach challenges the taboo on clear thinking around the subject of incest. She demonstrates the inherent contradictions in official accounts of the subject, from genetics and anthropology to law. Drawing on the work of American psychotherapist Judith Herman, she invites ...

Incest 2002, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745624167

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Incest 2002, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745624150

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