Why Women Are Blamed for Everything: Exploring Victim Blaming of Women Subjected to Violence and Trauma

A review on Dr Taylor’s book which covers a variety of topics relating to victim blaming of women who have been subjected to sexual violence/abuse. A range of areas are shared with the reader in relation to victim blaming including societal and cultural beliefs and attitudes, educational programmes, mental health diagnosis, language, and trauma informed approaches.

The review explores the relevance of this topic in relation to the practice of Dramatherapy, encouraging practitioners to reflect upon their own personal and professional practices.

Ref: Buxton S. Book review: Why Women Are Blamed for Everything: Exploring Victim Blaming of Women Subjected to Violence and Trauma. Dramatherapy. January 2021.

External link: Book review: Why Women Are Blamed for Everything (journals.sagepub.com)