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From workhouses to hospitals

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It examines attempts by the newly independent Irish Free State to reform and de-stigmatise medical relief in former workhouse infirmaries. Such reforms were designed to move away from nineteenth ... More


Sex and Stigma: Stories of Everyday Life in Nevada's Legal Brothels

Sarah Jane Blithe, Anna Wiederhold Wolfe, and Breanna Mohr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479859290
eISBN:
9781479875597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Wrapped in moral judgments about sexual conduct and shrouded in titillating intrigue, legal prostitutes in Nevada’s brothels frequently face oppression and unfair labor practices while managing ... More


The Illinois Park: Closer to Middle Class

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Illinois trailer park has generous lots, amenities, and liberal pet rules. Choosing this trailer park over alternative local options highlights parental priorities for: affordable housing and ... More


How a Focus on Learning Mechanisms Can Change Our Understanding of Mental Disorders

Andreas Heinz

in A New Understanding of Mental Disorders: Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036894
eISBN:
9780262342841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036894.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The last chapter summarizes the previous findings and suggests that focusing on learning mechanisms can help to appreciate the malleability and diversity of human behavior. It is suggested that ... More


Black Megachurches and HIV/AIDS: Beliefs and Behavior in Unsettled Times

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter summarizes the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Black community and the Black Church's limited response to it as the context for an analysis of Black megachurch responses to the social problem. ... More


Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Vicky Long

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Challenging the assumption that the stigma attached to mental illness stems from public ignorance and irresponsible media coverage, this book examines mental healthcare workers’ efforts to educate ... More


The Anatomy of Ethnography: Diagnosing Folkloristics and the Conceptualization of Disability

Andrea Kitta and Trevor J. Blank

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

The introduction examines current and lacking trends within the folkloristic study of disability, healthy, trauma, and stigma while setting up the volume’s place within the emergent scholarly ... More


Exploring Esoteric and Exoteric Definitions of Disability: Inclusion, Segregation, and Kinship in a Special Olympics Group

Olivia Caldeira

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Folklorist William Hugh Jansen’s (1959) classic work on esoteric and exoteric folklore has frequently been used to understand how groups identify themselves and others, but this classification ... More


Invoking The Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities

Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 3, “Invoking the Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities,” Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan further extend this volume’s section on disability, ... More


Tales from the Operating Theater: Medical Fetishism and the Taboo Performative Power of Erotic Medical Play

London Brickley

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 9, “Tales from the Operating Theater: Medical Fetishism and the Taboo Performative Power of Erotic Medical Play,” London Brickley invites readers into a fetishist community revolving ... More


Falling Out of Performance: Pragmatic Breakdown in Veterans’ Storytelling

Kristiana Willsey

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Unfortunately, coming to terms with disability and trauma are all too familiar foes for American combat veterans, many of whom receive inadequate, delayed, or nonexistent treatment options upon ... More


Pramface girls? Early motherhood, marginalisation and the management of stigma

Mary Jane Kehily

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Mary Jane Kehily considers the phenomenon of young motherhood in the UK through policy and popular discourse. She looks at how women make the transition to motherhood in new times, to argues that ... More


Watch Your Language: A Review of the Use of Stigmatizing Language by Canadian Judges

Michelle Black and Jocelyn Downie

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Despite ongoing advances in understanding the causes and prevalence of mental health issues, stigmatizing language is still often directed at people who have mental illness. Such language is ... More


Legitimizing Violence: A Narrative of Sexual Health

Asima Jena

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter delineates violence from sexual axis by treating regulation of sexuality as a form of violence albeit its legitimacy. The governance of sexuality takes place through the production of ... More


Tobacco under Attack: Hello, “Heritage”

Ann K. Ferrell

in Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142333
eISBN:
9780813142562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142333.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapters 4 and 5 examine the changing political context of tobacco in Kentucky through an analysis of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) newsletter in order to understand the rhetorical ... More


Conclusion

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/9781447335047.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Learning from the lives portrayed, the conclusion seeks to relate some of the findings to other literatures and ways of thinking about illness in more detail, providing some evidence for the ... More


Dementia: beyond structures of medicalisation and cultural neglect

Margreet Th. Bruens

in Ageing, meaning and social structure: Connecting critical and humanistic gerontology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300908
eISBN:
9781447307822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300908.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the change from the dominant biomedical model of dementia, with its emphasis on disease and loss, towards the humanistic approach - on which Tom Kitwood had an important ... More


Introduction

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction outlines the approach adopted within the book, and the main lines of argument, explaining why the decision has been taken to focus on healthcare professionals’ efforts to educate the ... More


Psychiatrists and Their Patients:: Mirrored Narratives of Sanity and Madness

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the efforts made by psychiatrists and patients to address the public and challenge the stigma attached to mental illness and its treatment. Analysing a selection of accounts ... More


Mad, bad and dangerous to know? Men, women and mental illness

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that the image of the violent, chronically-ill male mental patient predominated throughout the twentieth century, and has played a pivotal role in debates on health care policy ... More


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