The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting

Alice Miller (Author) Andrew Jenkins (Translator)

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$16.95  $15.59
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
August 17, 2006
5.58 X 0.61 X 8.26 inches | 0.48 pounds
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About the Author

Alice Miller, Ph.D., practiced and taught psychoanalysis for over twenty years before devoting herself to writing in 1979. She is the author of the bestselling Prisoners of Childhood (reissued in paperback as The Drama of the Gifted Child) and For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence, as well as numerous other books. Miller lives in Zurich, Switzerland.
Andrew Jenkins has a first degree in social science and an MSc in Agricultural Engineering, with over 40 years' experience in water management and rural development in South and South-east Asia. He has worked for ten years for the leading international CSO and Social Enterprise, BRAC, which was founded and is based in Bangladesh, where he initiated and coordinated the Impact Assessment Unit in the Research and Evaluation Division, and also participated in the Global Value research project with several European institutes and business schools.

He is currently the Team Leader of the Char Development and Settlement Project, Bangladesh, a Visiting Fellow at the Judge Business School, Cambridge University, and a Senior Strategic Advisor on Agricultural Water in South Asia to the 2030 Water Resources Group, which is a public/private partnership, also involving civil society, and supported by the International Finance Corporation.


Alice Miller's arguments are lucid, closely reasoned, and utterly convincing.--Elaine Kendall