Bourke, Joanna (2010) Sexual violation and trauma in historical perspective. Arbor-Ciencia Pensamiento Y Cultura 186 (743), pp. 407-416. ISSN 0210-1963.Full text not available from this repository.
Trauma is not a universal way of speaking about the effects of "bad events" but is socially constructed. In the case of rape, psychological trauma is a relatively recent way of conceptualising the aftermath of violence. This article examines the development within psychiatric, legal, and forensic textbooks of the notion of "trauma" in reference to rape victims, and investigates the reasons for its relatively recent application.
|Keyword(s) / Subject(s):||Trauma, rape, sexual violence|
|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2010 10:58|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:19|
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