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Father - Daughter Incest
Herman, Judith
Harvard University Press / Softcover / 2000-05-01 / 0674002709
Sexual Abuse
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Through an intensive clinical study of forty incest victims and numerous interviews with professionals in mental health, child protection, and law enforcement, Judith Herman develops a composite picture of the incestuous family. In a new afterword, Herman offers a lucid and thorough overview of the knowledge that has developed about incest and other forms of sexual abuse since this book was first published. Reviewing the extensive research literature that demonstrates the validity of incest survivors' sometimes repressed and recovered memories, she convincingly challenges the rhetoric and methods of the backlash movement against incest survivors, and the concerted attempt to deny the events they find the courage to describe.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Author's Note, 2000: In Memory of Lisa Hirschman

Introduction: Cinderella or Saint Dympna

I The Incest Secret

1. A Common Occurrence

2. The Question of Harm

3. The Question of Blame

4. The Rule of the Father

II Daughter's Lives

5. Incestuous Fathers and Their Families

6. The Daughter's Inheritance

7. Seductive Fathers and Their Families

III Breaking Secrecy

8. The Crisis of Disclosure

9. Restoring Families

10. Criminal Justice

11. Remedies for Victims

12. Preventing Sexual Abuse

Afterword, 2000: Understanding Incest

Twenty Years Later

Appendix: The Incest Statutes, by Leigh Beinen

Notes

Index

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