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 The Second Rationality

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter sets aside the work of the intellectual and cultural elites. It identifies the cultural productivity of the lower classes of Hindu society, including women, low castes, magicians and ... More


The Beginning of Medicine in Greece

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The origin of medicine is apparent from other ancient texts such as from a document with the ambitious title “The Nature of Man”. One of the texts was dedicated to “falling sickness,” or epilepsy ... More


Rehabilitative Missions

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the promotion of home care in the two decades after WWII, looking at social welfare non-profits, government, and pioneering hospital provision of home care. It demonstrates how ... More


Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Stella Bolaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but their analysis continues to be framed by the context of biomedicine, the doctor-patient encounter and the demands of ... More


Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More


Postscript—Information on Mental Illness

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/9780814748121.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book concludes with a postscript that presents two important sources of information for people with mental illness, both of which are web sites: the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ... More


Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and understudied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship between spiritual and ... More


Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Will Jackson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Kenya Colony, for the British at least, has customarily been imagined as a place of wealthy settler-farmers, sun-lit panoramas and the adventure of safari. Yet for the majority of Europeans who went ... More


Vital Bodies: Living with Illness

Charlotte Bates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447335047
eISBN:
9781447335092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335047.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book is the story of twelve people, each living with long-term illness. Delving into the routines and rhythms of everyday life, the book reveals the significance of the things that we usually ... More


It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea

Theodore Jun Yoo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289307
eISBN:
9780520964044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289307.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the critical years under Japanese colonialism (1910–1945) when mental health first became defined as a medical and social problem. Mental illness remains one of the most elusive ... More


The Case Of Earnst

Henry A. Murray

in Explorations in Personality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by describing Earnst’s physical appearance. It then tells about his family and educational background. It also explains that Earnst’s exposure to the presses like Frequent ... More


Private Matters and Public Health: Campbell Takes On Mental Illness at Home and in the Community

Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

in This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807588
eISBN:
9781496807625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807588.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter two provides an in-depth discussion of Bebe Moore Campbell’s activism as a mental health advocate from 1999-2006 based on interviews with colleagues, family, and friends. It narrates her ... More


Therapeutic work and mental illness in America, c. 1830–1970

Ben Harris

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/9780719097690.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows the key role played by patient labour in the birth, development, and decline of the hospital treatment of the mentally ill in the United States. Patient labour was present at the ... More


President Schreber and the Memoirs of a Wandering Jew(ess)

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter situates Judge Daniel Paul Schreber's vision of the non-Jewish unmanned Wandering Jew (or “Eternal Jew”; der ewige Jude) in relation to contemporaneous constructions of the Wandering Jew ... More


The Legacy of Progressive Thought: Decline, Not Death, by A Thousand Cuts

Richard A. Epstein

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sums up the causes of the American Illness and argues that the chief source of this problem lies in the expansion of direct regulation through the administrative state at the national, ... More


Lawyers as Spam: Congressional Capture Explains Why U.S. Lawyers Exceed the Optimum

Stephen P. Magee

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents an article that has a significant contribution to the analysis of the role of law in society. It discusses the Magee curve, which contends that there are too many lawyers in the ... More


The American Illness and Comparative Civil Procedure

Daniel Jutras

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares the civil procedure law in the United States with Canada, a country that closely resembles the United States. It reviews the similarities and differences between the two and ... More


Introduction

Charlotte Bates

in Vital Bodies: Living with Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447335047
eISBN:
9781447335092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335047.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This book is the story of twelve people, each living with illness. Based on ethnographic research conducted over one year, it unfolds everyday experiences of living with a long term physical or ... More


Challenging the Status Quo

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In Chapter 2, I address the entrenched powers in a community or organization that erect obstacles to enduring change and their relationship to the second, and in many ways, most critical strategy for ... More


A Narrowing Gulf of Difference?: Disputes and Discoveries in the Study of Gulf War–Related Illnesses

Phil Brown, Stephen Zavestoski, Alissa Cordner, Sabrina McCormick, Joshua Mandelbaum, Theo Luebke, and Meadow Linder

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the dramatic shifts in scientific and public controversies over myriad symptoms reported by veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. Early theories of Gulf War illnesses centered on ... More


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