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Author Jones, Tiffany F. (Tiffany Fawn), 1972-

Title Psychiatry, mental institutions, and the mad in apartheid South Africa [electronic resource] / Tiffany Fawn Jones.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxiv, 254 p. : ill.
Series African studies : history, politics, economics, and culture
African studies (Routledge (Firm))
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prospects of a progressive mental health system in South Africa before apartheid: Tara Hospital and psychobiology, c.1939-1948 -- The "disordered" state: government policies and institutions for the administration of the mad during apartheid, 1948-1973 -- Patient accounts: life in state institutions and challenging exile, 1939-1961 -- Heinous crimes: community and cross-cultural psychiatry, and state mental health services for non-whites, 1948-1990 -- Controlling and challenging sexuality: psychiatric struggles over homosexuality in the 1960s-1980s -- "Monopoly on madness?": private long-term mental institutions in South Africa, 1963-1989 -- Critics of the system?: the Church of Scientology and the international vilification of psychiatry in South Africa -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mental health services -- South Africa.
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- South Africa.
Mentally ill -- Abuse of -- South Africa.
Mental health policy -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415886673
9780203129555 (e-book)

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