Offline Computer – Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access. A Requisite Text For Mental Health & Well-Being, Reviewed in the United States on February 24, 2018. I am a mental health professional, reading Rae' s book was such an enlightening experience. Rather than pit the political against the body, Embodied Social Justice reveals their interpenetration, opening up mindful awareness of the life of the political within our very tissues and movements." It would also serve as an ideal text to assign in graduate or upper-level undergraduate courses that focus on difference and power (“diversity”). "Ground-breaking and indispensable for critical and feminist theory, this book provides important new ways of thinking about how bodies are shaped, influenced and colonized within unequal societies. Blending personal reflections with narrative in regard to others’ experiences, Rae Johnson astutely amplifies how important it is for educators, therapists, and lay people alike to understand the sociopolitical contexts of embodiment. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of our bodies to address imbalances in social power. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. - Mary Watkins, co-author of Toward Psychologies of Liberation, "A much needed, well written, and profoundly useful book that will help change the course of somatics and social justice work. Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. Developmentally, our visceral impulses serve as the foundation for personal agency, guiding us as we move through Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Fascinating Book for Helping Professionals and Scholars, Reviewed in the United States on March 3, 2018. Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of our bodies to address imbalances in social power. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Rae Johnson, Ph.D., RSMT, is a queer-identified social worker, somatic movement therapist, and scholar working at the intersection of somatic studies and social justice. By using this site you agree to the use of cookies. Rae gives the evidence as to how and why oppression is experienced as traumatic and how somatic awareness/ embodiment transforms oppression. In a time of growing social inequality, the author offers real insights into how we might resist the social, political and cultural changes that are lived through our bodies." I found her insight into embodied microaggressions really helpful. Routledge & CRC Press eBooks are available through VitalSource. The cycle of embodied critical learning and transformation. Their comprehensive case studies combine theoretical discourse and provide the reader an excellent understanding of how to both unlearn oppression and support what they call "the cycle of embodied critical learning." In a time of growing social inequality, the author offers real insights into how we might resist the social, political and cultural changes that are lived through our bodies." Prices & shipping based on shipping country. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of our bodies to address imbalances in social power. Please try again. She details the somatic approach: resourcing, resistance and resilience. They chair the Somatic Studies in Depth Psychology program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Through research and first hand stories, the author shows us the effects of oppression on all bodies, then follows up with practical, powerful, and progressive practices that can bring us back home to ourselves." Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. She writes at depth about somatic experiences of oppression; sharing stories and methods on how to address and transform oppression. Consisting of a conceptual framework, case examples, and a model of practice, Embodied Social Justice integrates key findings from education, psychology, traumatology, and somatic studies while addressing critical gaps in how these fields have understood and responded to everyday issues of social justice. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. - Christine Caldwell, PhD, BC-DMT, LPC, author of Getting in Touch and founding Chair of the Somatic Counseling Program at Naropa University, USA. Mobile/eReaders – Download the Bookshelf mobile app at VitalSource.com or from the iTunes or Android store to access your eBooks from your mobile device or eReader. They chair the Somatic Studies in Depth Psychology program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. "Ground-breaking and indispensable for critical and feminist theory, this book provides important new ways of thinking about how bodies are shaped, influenced and colonized within unequal societies. With incredible vulnerability they also model through their own self disclosure the personal learning journey of their body's story. This book has helped me reflect more on what I might miss out in my work with clients. They chair the Somatic Studies in Depth Psychology program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California.

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