Suffering and Salvation in Ciudad Juarez (Paperback)

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Since 1993 more than six hundred girls and women have been brutally slain in Ciudad Juarez in internationally condemned violence for which no one has been arrested. Nancy Pineda-Madrid's powerful reflection on this destructive and dehumanizing violence, based on first-hand knowledge of the traumatic situation in Ju?rez, attempts to understand the cultural, economic, and even religious factors that feed the violence. She detects in the social suffering of the women there a yearning for release, justice, and healing in their quest for salvation through solidarity and community practices that resist rather than acquiesce to the violence.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780800698478
ISBN-10: 0800698479
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Publication Date: May 1st, 2011
Pages: 186
Language: English

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