The editors of Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics have created a volume that goes beyond the individual's psychological dynamics of trauma, exploring its social, cultural, politica!, and ethical dimensions from an international as well as a global perspective. In the opening address as International Chair of the First World Conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies on Trauma and Tragedy: The Origins, Management, and Prevention of Traumatic Stress in Today's World, June 22-26, 1992, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, the conference that formed the foundation for the col- lected chapters in this volume, 1 commented: This meeting is a landmark in accomplishing the Society's universal mission. Our distinguished International Scientific Advisory Committee and Honor- ary Committee, whose membership was drawn from over 60 countries, the cooperation of six United Nations bodies, and the participation anei endorse- ment of numerous nongovernmental organizations and institutions attest to the Society's emerging presence as a major international forum for profes- sionals of ali disciplines working with victims and trauma survivors.
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Number of pages: 313
Weight: 1430 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
Edition: 1995 ed.
`The editors of this book have created a volume that goes beyond the individual's psychological dynamics of trauma, exploring its social, cultural, political, and ethical dimensions from an international as well as a global perspective.'
Yael Danieli, Director, Group Project for Holocaust Survivors and their Children