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Critical inquiries for social justice in mental health / edited by Marina Morrow, Lorraine Halinka Malcoe.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RA790.5 .C75 2017
Barcode: 30731101221749
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781442649200
  • ISBN: 1442649208
  • ISBN: 9781442626621
  • ISBN: 1442626623
  • Physical Description: xv, 504 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, 2017

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. One Foregrounding Social Justice Theorizing -- 1."Women and Madness" Revisited: The Promise of Intersectional and Mad Studies Frameworks / Marina Morrow -- 2.A "Third Space" for Doing Social Justice Research / Viviane Josewski -- 3. Global Psychiatrization and Psychic Colonization: The Coloniality of Global Mental Health / China Mills -- pt. Two Decolonizing Research and Practice -- 4. Mental Health in Africa: Human Rights Approaches to Decolonization / Mohamed Ibrahim -- 5. Dancing with Complexity: Decolonization and Social Justice Dialogues / Sabina Chatterjee -- 6. Melq'ilwiye (Coming Together): Re-imagining Mental Health for Urban Indigenous Youth through Intersections of Identity, Sovereignty, and Resistance / Mike Arnouse -- pt. Three Gendering, Discourse, and Power -- 7. Is It Normal or PMS? Women's Strategies in Negotiating and Resisting Negative Premenstrual Change / Janette Perz.
8. Depression in Workplaces: Governmentality, Feminist Analysis, and Neoliberalism / Katherine Teghtsoonian -- 9. Gender Non-conformity or Psychiatric Non-compliance? How Organized Non-compliance Can Offer a Future without Psychiatry / Jemma Tosh -- pt. Four Media as a Site of Social (In)Justice -- 10.(De)Pathologization: Transsexuality, Gynecomastia, and the Negotiation of Mental Health Diagnoses in Online Communities / T. Garner -- 11."One in Five": The Prevalence Problematic in Mental Illness Discourse / Katie Aubrecht -- 12. Madness in the Media: An Intersectional Analysis of Educational Films and Television Programming, 1940 -- 69 / Dorothy E. Chunn -- pt. Five Refashioning Research for Social Justice Praxis -- 13. Ethics, Research, and Advocacy: The Experiences of the NAOMI Patients Association in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside / Dave Murray -- 14. Using Arts-Based Methods to Create Research Spaces That Encourage Meaningful Dialogue / Denise Zabkiewicz.
15. Disrupting Dominant Discourses: Rethinking Services and Systems for Women with Experiences of Abuse / Victoria Smye -- 16. An Intersectionality Approach to Resilience Research: Centring Structural Analysis, Resistance, and Social Justice / Lorraine Halinka Malcoe.
Summary, etc.:
"An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices. Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe have assembled an array of international scholars, activists, and practitioners whose work exposes and disrupts the dominant neoliberal and individualist practices found in contemporary mental research, policy, and practice. The contributors employ a variety of methodologies including intersectional, decolonizing, indigenous, feminist, post-structural, transgender, queer, and critical realist approaches in order to interrogate the manifestation of power relations in mental health systems and its impact on people with mental distress. Additionally, the contributors enable the reader to reimagine systems and supports designed from the bottom up, in which the people most affected have decision-making authority over their formations. Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health demonstrates why and how theory matters for knowledge production, policy, and practice in mental health, and it creates new imaginings of decolonized and democratized mental health systems, of abundant community-centred supports, and of a world where human differences are affirmed."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mental health services > Research.
Social justice > Research.
Mental Health Services > ethics.
Mental Health Services > trends.
Social Justice.
Community-Institutional Relations.
Health Policy.
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