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Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Timothy A. Kelly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Few afflictions are as frightening or as heartbreaking as mental illness. We have come a long way over the past few decades in our understanding of mental illness and its potential treatments. Yet, ... More


Eating Drugs: Psychopharmaceutical Pluralism in India

Stefan Ecks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724767
eISBN:
9780814760307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724767.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

A Hindu monk in Calcutta refuses to take his psychotropic medications. His psychiatrist explains that just as his body needs food, the drugs are nutrition for his starved mind. Does it matter how—or ... More


Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System

Rebecca Tiger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784068
eISBN:
9780814759417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The number of people incarcerated in the United States now exceeds 2.3 million, due in part to the increasing criminalization of drug use: over 25 percent of people incarcerated in jails and prisons ... More


Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Richard P. Bentall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Toward the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or ... More


The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Sarah Nilsen and Sarah E. Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. While many ... More


Conclusion

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book is about comparing the legal treatment of children of passion with that of children of science. ... More


Conclusion

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book is about comparing the legal treatment of children of passion with that of children of science. It ... More


The Stories, the Statistics, and the Law: Why “Driving While Black” Matters

David A. Harris

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes David Hariss's continuation of the census discussed in Chapter 2 by focusing on Ohio traffic stops. Harris further contextualized the findings by incorporating interviews with ... More


Both Bad and Sick

Rebecca Tiger

in Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784068
eISBN:
9780814759417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784068.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter traces the history of drug courts and discusses the sociology of knowledge literature. Drug courts, created partly in response to the overcrowding of jails and prisons resulting from ... More


Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Roger J. R. Levesque

in Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law: Addressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479815586
eISBN:
9781479833597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815586.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the foundations of contemporary equality jurisprudence by unraveling the fundamental tension that it addresses: the need to treat everyone alike as well as the need to treat ... More


Men in Diapers: A System in Shambles

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book offers five recommendations to fix America's broken mental health care system and transform it into an effective and innovative system of care for those with mental disorders. When ... More


Fair Is Fair: Parity for Mental Health Coverage

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that “parity” must be implemented so that mental health treatment coverage matches physical health coverage. More specifically, it proposes health insurance that would provide as ... More


Transforming America’s Mental Health System

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that resistance to change from forces that want to maintain the status quo—policy makers, providers, insurers, and even the consumers themselves—must be overcome if America's ... More


The Law of Disparate Treatment and Impact

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explains the different types of allegations of illegal discrimination available under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and examines the proof constructs that the Supreme Court has ... More


Intent in Disparate Treatment Litigation

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the intent requirement in proving disparate treatment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. It identifies three possible definitions of intent: purpose-to-harm, causation, ... More


Establishing Disparate Treatment through Masculinities

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses the way masculinities theory can be used to prove a disparate treatment case under Title VII by identifying invisible stereotypes about women (e.g. “aggressive bitch,” ... More


The Adolescent as Sexual Deviant: The Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that juvenile-sex-offender treatment is a dogmatic exercise, practiced by well-intentioned clinicians who apply routinary methods without giving attention to the individual needs ... More


Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Stephen K. Rice and Michael D. White (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From Rodney King and “driving while black” to claims of the targeting of undocumented Latino immigrants, relationships surrounding race, ethnicity, and the police have faced great challenge. This ... More


The Virtue of Kindness: Is Psychotherapy Effective for Severe Mental Illness?

Richard P. Bentall

in Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies the best way of practicing psychotherapy. Faced with a large number of psychotherapy schools, it is tempting to think that the field is even more confused and unsatisfactory ... More


A Smashing Success?

Richard P. Bentall

in Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter is concerned with the broad impact of psychiatric services on society. It initially shares the experiences of Peter, a man with mental illness, along with his treatment and eventual ... More


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