New PDF release: Contesting Psychiatry: Social Movements in Mental Health

By Nick Crossley

Resistance and social pursuits in psychological well-being were vital in shaping present perform in either psychological future health and psychiatry. Contesting Psychiatry, focusing mostly at the united kingdom, examines the heritage of resistance to psychiatry among 1950 and 2000. construction at the author’s huge learn, the publication offers an empirical account and exploration of the foremost gains including: 



  • an account of the foremost social routine and firms who've contested psychiatry over the past fifty years

  • the theorization of resistance to psychiatry which would observe to different nationwide contexts and to social stream formation and protest in different scientific arenas

  • the exploration of theories of energy in psychiatry.

Original and provocative in its approach, this book offers a brand new sociological standpoint on psychiatry.

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