Why is it always the victims fault?
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We hear the expression. “blaming the victim,” but do we really know what that means? Or why we do it?
Sherry Hamby, PhD, has made it her business to study victim blaming. Hamby is Director of the Life Paths Research Center and founder of ResilienceCon. She’s also a professor of Psychology at the University of the South and has written more than 200 articles and books. Her research into poly-victimization, measuring violence and resilience earned her the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association.
Join us as we discuss blaming the victim.