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My Grandmother's HandsAutor: Menakem R.
Wydanie 1, 2021
Na stanie: 6 egz.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Insightful, thought-provoking and profound. I can't recommend highly enough' Sunny Singh 'A revolutionary work of beauty, brilliance, compassion and ultimately, hope' Robin DiAngelo The consequences of racism can be found in our bodies - in skin and sinew, in bone and blood. In this ground-breaking, inspiring work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage, the physical consequences of discrimination, from the perspective of body-centred psychology. He argues that until we learn to heal and overcome the generational anguish of white supremacy, we will all continue to bear its scars. My Grandmother's Hands is an extraordinary call to action for all of us to recognize that racism affects not only the mind, but also the body, and introduces an alternative view of what we can do to grow beyond our racial divides. Insightful, thought-provoking and profound. I can't recommend highly enough -- Sunny Singh It's not just a manual for feeling your feelings, it's an excavation of the soul. . . Perhaps the most compelling idea in My Grandmother's Hands is that culture lives in the body - in the food we eat, the rituals we perform and ways in which we do or do not soothe our own bodies. It means that when we have the capacity to cultivate new cultures among us through embodied practices. -- Rosel Jackson Stern * gal-dem * A revolutionary work of beauty, brilliance, compassion and ultimately, hope. With eloquence and grace, Resmaa Menakem masterfully lays out the missing piece in the puzzle of why, despite so many good intentions, we have not achieved racial justice. . . This is an intimate guidebook toward racial healing, one that achieves that rare combination for its readers: it is deeply intellectually stimulating while also providing practical ways to engage in the process of repair -- Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility Full of wisdom and understanding. Menakem offers a new way to understand racism and, more importantly, to heal it. This book lays out a path to freedom and peace, first for individual readers, then for our culture as a whole. A must-read -- Nancy Van Dyken, author of Everyday Narcissism Resmaa Menakem's penetrating insight into trauma is profoundly impactful, but even more powerful and useful are his strategies for addressing it -- for healing. A brilliant thinker, he is able to bring a multitude of research and experience together to guide us in our understanding of how trauma affects our lives. This is essential reading if we are to wrest ourselves from the gr