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Author Moss, Pamela, 1960- author.

Title Weary warriors : power, knowledge, and the invisible wounds of soldiers / Pamela Moss and Michael J. Prince.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 270 pages)
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Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary As seen in military documents, medical journals, novels, films, television shows, and memoirs, soldiers' invisible wounds are not innate cracks in individual psyches that break under the stress of war. Instead, the generation of weary warriors is caught up in wider social and political networks and institutions-families, activist groups, government bureaucracies, welfare state programs-mediated through a military hierarchy, psychiatry rooted in mind-body sciences, and various cultural constructs of masculinity. This book offers a history of military psychiatry from the American Civil War to t.
Contents Introduction: Weary Warriors Walk Among Us: Combat, Knowledge Circulation, and Naming Traumatized Soldiers -- Chapter 1. Ravished Minds and Ill Bodies: Power, Embodiment, Dispositifs -- Chapter 2. Unsettling Notions: War Neuroses, Soldiering, and Broken Embodiments -- Chapter 3. Classifying Bodies through Diagnosis: Knowledges, Locations, and Categorical Enclosures -- Chapter 4. Managing Illness through Power: Regulation, Resistance and Truth Games -- Chapter 5. Cultural Accounts of the Soldier as Subject: Folds, Disclosures and Enactments -- Chapter 6. Fixing Soldiers: The Treatment of Bodies, Minds, and Souls -- Chapter 7. The Soldier in Context: Psychiatric Practices, Military Imperatives, and Masculine Ideals -- Chapter 8. Soldiering On: Care of Self, Status Passages, and Citizenship Claims -- Chapter 9. Military Bodies and Battles Multiple: Embodied Trauma, Ontological Politics, and Patchwork Warriors.
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
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Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984 -- Influence.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984. (OCoLC)fst01427415
Military psychiatry -- Philosophy.
Veterans -- Medical care -- Social aspects.
Veterans -- Psychology.
Soldiers -- Psychology.
War neuroses -- Social aspects.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Social aspects.
Sociology, Military.
Military history
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01072779
Sociology, Military. (OCoLC)fst01123942
Soldiers -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01125290
Veterans -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01165790
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Prince, Michael J., author.
Other Form: Print version: Moss, Pamela, 1960- Weary warriors. New York : Berghahn, 2014 9781782383468 (DLC) 2013041919 (OCoLC)888443665
ISBN 1306874378 (ebk.)
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9781782383468 (electronic bk.)
1782383468 (electronic bk.)
9781789201109 (electronic bk.)
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