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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... “I realized the size of this syndrome, of this wound that never closes. All the suffering, the pain, the doubt, the fear, the impotence, the traumas, I feel all of that.” Ellwanger is not alone. Since a wave of nostalgia for military rule began in early 2015, Brazilians who were victims...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 87–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with severe mental disorders receive no treatment. In crises, women like Claudine—who take care of their households and children, but struggle and feel irrevocably changed by their trauma—may spend hours waiting at clinics for malaria drugs or vaccines for their kids but are unlikely to get support...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of everyday speech. Being in therapy is considered normal for middle- and upper-class porteños , while talking about one’s traumas and psychological problems is standard fare at social gatherings. Growing up in the late 1960s and the early 1970s in a Jewish, middle-class family, I was sent to a child...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and partly due to trauma, and I’m sure there are many other contributing factors. For me, OpAntiSH felt like the story that I needed to tell. ● Leonard: I think a lot of Americans recognize that there’s a huge problem with sexual assault in the U.S., yet they will simultaneously look abroad and say...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 54–64.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the burden of war memories across a community. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 theater ancient Greece tragedy Sophocles trauma drama ANTIKE BAUKUNST ANTIKE BAUKUNST Picture thousands of citizen soldiers seated in an amphitheater on the south slope of the Acropolis...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... mainly in of a failed empire, the republic’s founders Istanbul). As with Jews after the Second sought to establish a new national iden­ World War, the trauma of the genocide tity. They hoped in this way to eliminate became a defining element in diaspora the tensions between different ethnic...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the welfare” as children and feeling terrified that they would be taken from their families. Scars from the trans-generational trauma of child removal, sexual exploitation, and massacre do not heal easily. Colonialism leaves an array of complex legacies, but one of the most pernicious is an abiding sense...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
....” The effect is to help people suffer openly and communally, sharing the burden of their war memories. Our writers remind us that simply remembering history is not enough. Many people recall their trauma and then inflict the same suffering on others. A worthwhile project of remembering, Nguyen says, “has...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 2–7.
Published: 01 December 2005
... City for the 1993 today. That heritage takes the form of the bombing of the World Trade Center, he words and deeds on the part of our trustees showed no remorse for the six people he who were themselves refugees from the had killed. “Collateral damage” was in fact violent trauma...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
... thousands of Norwegians to get in touch with their Sámi roots, and Julian Brave NoiseCat considers what the basis of a new Native activism might look like. History works in strange ways, NoiseCat observes in his essay. While many Native communities around the world share the traumas of colonialism, resource...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
... renewed trauma as a result of having to relive their ordeals. Some don’t find the act of telling their stories “healing.” Others have no wish to participate in national efforts, having already found their own truths at the local level. In Peru, for example, the national truth commission risked...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 51–53.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Pentagon. Yet in ways that even the most ugly choices often confronting our govern­ hawkish of the president’s advisers could not ment. At the same time, more people—and have foreseen, the trauma of 9/11 allowed not only the proverbial foreign policy elite the White House to mount a full-throttle...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 65–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... counted as such, these people became, in essence, casualties of war. The proportion of consultations swung dramatically from February to March, from malaria cases to almost exclusively trauma-related cases. In the maternity ward, deliveries dropped from 42 in January to 22 the next month to only 11...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., even—that Clinton, a candidate supported by Wall Street, political elites, and the media, would defeat Donald Trump, a reality-TV star. When the final results came in, the triumph of an indecent, semifascist monster over a former secretary of state produced a vast and prolonged trauma. Prepared...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... into a family that depended on her unpaid labor, Nathalie was all but abandoned once her sexual orientation was revealed. Compounding the trauma of this rejection, the hours Nathalie had spent performing household tasks and chores for her family prevented her from obtaining the education and job training...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of their school years. At a dinner, a first reaction to my confessing to being a scientist all too often is, “At school, I never understood a thing,” or “At school, I was terrible at math.” The other guests will then nod, fully understanding that perspective, recalling their own trauma. For them, scientific...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in spite of continued personal trauma, and at the risk of further harassment and threats from far-right sympathizers determined to shut them up. Listhaug resigned only after it became clear that Norwegian Conservative Party Prime Minister Erna Solberg was so dedicated to the maintenance of her party’s...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 101–106.
Published: 01 June 2013
... men, watched as paramilitaries tortured and killed his friends and neighbors. Paramilitaries raped her 12-year-old daughter. She and her family left town following the massacre and returned two years later to try to rebuild their lives, but the trauma remains. When El Salado was El Salado...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 55–60.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Greece’s European partners also want it to serve as a prison warden.” But this cannot go on much longer. Camp conditions have barely improved since this spring, and remain dangerous, especially for people suffering the psychological traumas of war. Greece bears some responsibility: From the start...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... or the Laotians or the Cambodians or the South Koreans, most people want to remember not only what happened to them but also want to remember their own side in a human fashion and remember the other side, whoever that was, as inhuman. This is a universal pattern for remembering war and trauma. What I also found...
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