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Living With Paradoxes: Victims of Sexual Violence in Germany and the Conduct of Everyday Life

  title={Living With Paradoxes: Victims of Sexual Violence in Germany and the Conduct of Everyday Life},
  author={Karolin Kappler},
The thesis describes the everyday life of victims of sexual violence in Germany, based upon the qualitative study of in-depth interviews. By means of the grounded analysis of their action system of practical coping with life on a daily basis - the Conduct of Everyday Life - five principle patterns have been detected, which characterize the victims' common practices and everyday strategies: hyperactivity, retreat, time-out, disclosure and commitment. Moreover, the fragility of their lives… 


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