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Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Neil Aggarwal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism. In the process, the state has used ... More


Knowledge and Practice in War on Terror Deradicalization Programs

Neil Krishan Aggarwal

in Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the criticisms of philosopher Michel Foucault on the relationship between mental health institutions and the national government. Foucault criticizes psychiatrists and ... More


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