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America's Atonement

Racial Pain, Recovery Rhetoric, and the Pedagogy of Healing -- 2nd Edition

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Aaron David Gresson III

The second edition of America’s Atonement: Racial Pain, Recovery Rhetoric, and the Pedagogy of Healing argues that racial pain is a driving force in contemporary race relations and is especially prevalent in social discourses on identity, fairness, and social justice. Despite its importance, racial pain is too often glossed over as mundane or disingenuous. For this reason, social justice activism and education are in danger of undermining the needs and opportunities to more effectively convey what has been called «difficult knowledge». This book highlights emergent examples of psychic and relational healing.
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Chapter 8. Postscript: Relational Justice and the Pedagogy of the Wounded Healer

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Relational Justice and the Pedagogy of the Wounded Healer

The greatest cultural task of our age might be the investigation of the role of relational, not merely economic, justice, in contemporary society. And the greatest gap in our social science pertains to the denial of the psychological significance of retributive social dynamics.

– Boszormenyi-Nagy & Spark (1973: 74)

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