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The Resource The politics of madness : the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914, Joseph Melling and Bill Forsythe

The politics of madness : the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914, Joseph Melling and Bill Forsythe

Label
The politics of madness : the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914
Title
The politics of madness
Title remainder
the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Melling and Bill Forsythe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents a fresh appraisal of the significance of the asylum within a social and cultural history of the English political and class order in the decades following the creation of a national asylum system in 1845
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melling, Joseph
Dewey number
362.2/0942/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Forsythe, Bill
Series statement
Routledge studies in the social history of medicine
Series volume
20
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Psychiatric hospital care
  • Psychiatric hospital care
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric
  • History, 20th Century
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mentally Ill Persons
  • History, 19th Century
  • England
Label
The politics of madness : the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914, Joseph Melling and Bill Forsythe
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : the English asylum and its historians -- The origins of the asylum -- The asylum and the British state in the administration of pauper lunacy, 1845-1914 -- The ethos of treatment, care, and management at the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Journey to the asylum : residence, distance, and migration in admissions to the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Community, friends, and family : asylum, lunatics, and the social environment, 1845-1914 -- Reading the rules of domesticity : gender, insanity, and the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Madness and the market : occupations, class, and the asylum, 1845-1914 -- The patient experience of the pauper and private asylum -- From asylum inmate to outpatient : the remaking of the institutional landscape in the twentieth century, 1914-1990
Control code
ocm71148776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203335345
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)71148776
Label
The politics of madness : the state, insanity and society in England, 1845-1914, Joseph Melling and Bill Forsythe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : the English asylum and its historians -- The origins of the asylum -- The asylum and the British state in the administration of pauper lunacy, 1845-1914 -- The ethos of treatment, care, and management at the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Journey to the asylum : residence, distance, and migration in admissions to the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Community, friends, and family : asylum, lunatics, and the social environment, 1845-1914 -- Reading the rules of domesticity : gender, insanity, and the asylum, 1845-1914 -- Madness and the market : occupations, class, and the asylum, 1845-1914 -- The patient experience of the pauper and private asylum -- From asylum inmate to outpatient : the remaking of the institutional landscape in the twentieth century, 1914-1990
Control code
ocm71148776
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203335345
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)71148776

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