Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum by Mab Segrest

Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum

Mab Segrest

384 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction history psychology race challenging informative slow-paced

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A scathing and original look at the racist origins of psychiatry, through the story of the largest mental institution in the world Today, 90 percent of psychiatric beds are located in jails and prisons across the United States, institutions that c...

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