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Resistance and social movements in mental health have been important in shaping current practice in both mental health and psychiatry. Contesting Psychiatry, focusing largely on the UK, examines the history of resistance to psychiatry between 1950 and 2000. Building on the author’s extensive research, the book provides an empirical account and exploration of the key features including:
Original and provocative in its approach, this book offers a new sociological perspective on psychiatry.
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Nick Crossley is Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. His previous books include: Making Sense of Social Movements, The Politics of Subjectivity, Intersubjectivity, The Social Body and Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory.Review:
Contesting Psychiatry is an important book. Social movement scholars (with some, especially feminist exceptions) have not given sufficient attention to this field, its critics or to the conceptions of self and normality/pathology that are arising from it. Contesting Psychiatry is a needed beginning. Joseph E David, University of Virginia
... I found myself reading a really interesting book. Once Crossley starts telling the story, his enthusiasum shows, the language becomes more lively and the analysis more engaging. Jim Read MHT Digest
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