New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 7-12 business days.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and will be ordered in for you asap. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

Cruel Attachments
Author: John Borneman

ISBN: 9780226233918
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 8 March 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 6.0 x 9.0 x 1.5
Child molesters are widely regarded as the most incorrigible of criminal types, as recidivists who deserve harsh punishment. In Germany today, however, attention has shifted from punishment to court-mandated rehabilitation through therapy. Therapists guide the offender through a process normally assigned to a religious authority?the transformation of the criminal into a person capable of reintegration into society. Cruel Attachments is anthropologist John Borneman's account of the attempt to rehabilitate child sex offenders through therapy. Using select case studies, Borneman follows the experience of offenders from accusation to admission of culpability, through arrest, trial, imprisonment, treatment, release from prison, and either social reincorporation or indefinite surveillance. The book opens with an absorbing and disturbing ethnography of a particularly important (and sensational) case of the rehabilitation of the infamous Berlin sex offender Alexander Marquardt. Marquardt was a child abuser and brutal pimp who underwent rehabilitation therapy during his long imprisonment. During his therapy it was discovered that he had been sexually abused by his mother...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options