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The Politics of Visibility: Coming Out, Activist Art, and Emotional Change

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the development of a repoliticized self‐help movement focused on visibility politics in the wake of the countermovement. It discusses the construction of a repoliticized ... More


The Politics of Rationality: Psychiatric Survivors’ Challenge to Psychiatry

E. Gabriella Coleman

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines one of the most striking political countercurrents to the biomedicalization of mental health: the psychiatric survivor movement, also known as “mad liberation.” It considers ... More


Service users and social policy: developing different discussions, challenging dominant discourses

Beresford Peter

in Social policy review 22: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427113
eISBN:
9781447303497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427113.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter argues that the tensions inherent in the competing value systems around participation and involvement mean that there are risks for service users and their movements attached to ... More


Madness Is Civilization: When the Diagnosis Was Social, 1948–1980

Michael E. Staub

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226771472
eISBN:
9780226771496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771496.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s and 1970s, a popular diagnosis for America’s problems was that society was becoming a madhouse. This intellectual and cultural history examines a time when many believed insanity was a ... More


The Impact of Mental Health Consumer-Run Organizations on Transformative Change

Louis D. Brown and Susan Rogers

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health: Towards Transformative Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199362424
eISBN:
9780199362448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362424.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews the impact of consumer-run organizations (CROs) on transformative change in mental health. The chapter traces the history of mental health self-help and psychiatric survivor ... More


Tenants’ Reflections on Housing

Ken Wireman

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Main Street Housing (MSH) provides affordable, independent, rental housing for people with psychiatric disabilities, across the state of Maryland. One of its guiding principles is supportive ... More


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