Archives par mot-clé : Adolescent originary scene

Serge Lesourd, Eric Bidaud : a child warlord : the “ real-ization ” of the murder of the father

From their work with an adolescent caught up in the violence of inter-ethnic strife, who became a warrior at the age of ten after his family was murdered by the other clan, the authors examine the enactment in reality of the murder of the father and its effects on the subject’s place within the social bond, leading in to the issues raised by the violence of today’s youths as a “ real-ization ” of the murder of the father.