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From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945

Anne E. Parsons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640631
eISBN:
9781469640655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640631.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To many, insane asylums are a relic of a bygone era. State governments took steps between 1950 and 1990 to minimize the involuntary confinement of people in mental hospitals, and many mental health ... More


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