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Questions of Power The Politics of Women's Madness Narratives
978-1-61149-200-2 • Hardback
May 2002 • $70.00 • (£44.95)
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Pages: 186
Size: 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
By Susan J. Hubert
 
Literary Criticism | Reference
University Press Copublishing Division | University of Delaware
This book explores the psychiatric pathologizing of women and the ways in which women have used autobiographical writing to rebel against forced treatment and incarceration. It also outlines the history of psychiatric treatment in the United States and examines the connection between larger social movements and reforms in the care of women mental patients.
 
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