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The Revolt Against Psychiatry

A Counterhegemonic Dialogue

Authors: Burstow, Bonnie

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  • Includes dialogues with various leaders in the movement for an intersectional analysis
    Makes an effort to unify multiple movements into one conversation without oversimplifying discrete critiques
    Provides an excellent overview of the complex issues involved in anti/critical psychiatry

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About this book

A real eye-opener, this riveting anti/critical psychiatry book is comprised of original cutting-edge dialogues between Burstow (an antipsychiatry theorist and activist) and other leaders in the “revolt against psychiatry,” including radical practitioners, lawyers, reporters, activists, psychiatric survivors, academics, family members, and artists. People in dialogue with the author include Indigenous leader Roland Chrisjohn, psychiatrist Peter Breggin, survivor Lauren Tenney, and scholar China Mills. The single biggest focus/tension in the book is a psychiatry abolition position versus a critical psychiatry (or reformist) position. In the scope of this project, Burstow considers the ways racism, genocide, Indigeneity, sexism, media bias, madness, neurodiversity, and strategic activism are intertwined with critical and antipsychiatry.

About the authors

Bonnie Burstow, PhD, is Professor of Adult Education and Community Development at OISE/University of Toronto, one of the world’s leading antipsychiatry theorists and activists, and author of such seminal works as Psychiatry and the Business of Madness.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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eBook 44,02 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-23331-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 77,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-23330-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Revolt Against Psychiatry
Book Subtitle
A Counterhegemonic Dialogue
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-23331-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-23331-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-23330-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 243
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