People do great wrongs to each other all the time, sometimes deliberately, sometimes accidentally. This resource looks at how people, communities, and nations can address great wrongs and how they can heal from them - taking into consideration how differences in cultures, histories, and group expectations affect the possibilities for healing.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1 Psychotherapy and the truth and reconciliation commission: the dialectic of individual and collective healing
- Chapter 2 Spiral of growth: a social psychiatric perspective on conflict resolution, reconciliation, and relationship development
- Chapter 3 Reconciliation as compromise and the management of rage
- Chapter 4 Political reconciliation, the rule of law, and post-traumatic stress disorder
- Chapter 5 When philosophical assumptions matter
- Chapter 6 How much truth and how much reconciliation? Intrapsychic, interpersonal, and social aspects of resolution
- Chapter 7 Beyond virtue and the law: on the moral significance of the act of forgiveness in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
- Chapter 8 Elements of a phenomenology of evil and forgiveness
- Chapter 9 Forgiveness: a critical appraisal
- Chapter 10 Forgiveness therapy in gendered contexts: what happens to the truth?
- Chapter 11 Telling the truth about mental illness: the role of narrative
- Chapter 12 Healing relational trauma through relational means: aboriginal approaches