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Becoming Ethical: A Parallel, Political Journey with Men Who Have Abused

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Book News Annotation:

Jenkins builds on the invitational model that he introduced in his 1990 Invitations to Responsibility, offering practical advice for anyone who intervenes with men who have engaged in violence or sexual abuse toward partners and family members. Intervention must move beyond attempts to coerce, confront, or educate a seemingly unwilling or unmotivated man, he argues, but requires a parallel journey by the therapists that assist men in finding an ethical basis for behavior without abuse. Political rather than psychological metaphors are necessary, he says, and a restorative project to help heal injured individuals, communities, and the culture. He does not provide an index. Distributed in the US by ISBS Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This book is a practical guide for counselors and therapists who work in the field of interventions with men who have engaged in violence or sexual abuse towards partners and family members. The book argues that intervention practices must move beyond att

Product Details

ISBN:
9781905541409
Publisher:
Russell House Publishing Limited
Subject:
Social Work
Author:
Jenkins
Author:
Jenkins, Alan
Subject:
Sociology | Social Work
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
187
Dimensions:
8.90x6.90x.50 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book is a practical guide for counselors and therapists who work in the field of interventions with men who have engaged in violence or sexual abuse towards partners and family members. The book argues that intervention practices must move beyond att
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