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Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The volume presents a critical history of deinstitutionalisation and the subsequent policy of community care. It explores the development of the asylum regime, the challenges to it and finally the ... More


Mental Health Social Work Reimagined

Ian Cummins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447335597
eISBN:
9781447335641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335597.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book argues that mental health social work needs to be located within the wider political and social policy landscape. Wider societal attitudes to mental illness are examined followed by a ... More


Work is therapy? The function of employment in British psychiatric care after 1959

Vicky Long

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the policy of psychiatric deinstitutionalisation transformed the nature and intended functions of employment for people with mental health problems in post-war Britain. It ... More


Conclusion

Ian Cummins

in Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter brings together the main themes of the volume. It argues that deinstitutionalisation and community care should be understood as distinct policies – one should follow on from the other, ... More


Deinstitutionalisation and the development of community care

Ian Cummins

in Mental Health Social Work Reimagined

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447335597
eISBN:
9781447335641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335597.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the development of the policies of deinstitutionalisation and community care. It discusses the work of theorists including Goffman and Foucault, who were critical of the ... More


People with intellectual disabilities in Iceland in the twentieth century: sterilisation, social role valorisation and ‘normal life’

Guðrún Stefánsdóttir

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter considers the history of people with intellectual disabilities in Iceland, paying particular attention to the last quarter of the twentieth century when ideas about a normal life began ... More


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