Here’s a brilliant short paper, authored by Mary Watkins, exploring the impact of deserved and undeserved shame in this political landscape we’re currently in. It’s a call for us to be better and to create pathways for restorative justice.
Click below for the pdf to the short paper:
Here’s a quote from the author about her paper:
I have been tracking how shame has been operating in the current presidential election. I offer a short paper I prepared for a panel on “Shame and the Experience of Class in the U.S.”, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Psychosocial Work Group of the Psychology and the Other Institute, Cambridge, MA.: “The Social and Political Life of Shame in the U.S. Presidential Election 2016.”