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Medicalizing Ethnicity The Construction of Latino Identity in a Psychiatric Settings

ISBN-10: 0801487528

ISBN-13: 9780801487521

Edition: 2001

Authors: Vilma Santiago-Irizarry

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Description:

The author shows that by stressing Latino differences in the setting of mental health facilities in New York City, the mental health profession actually disempowers patients. She challenges commonly-held definitions of Latino culture.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 8/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
"It sounds like Hispanics stereotyping other Hispanics!"
Negotiating Ethnicity
Clinical Topographies
The "Mother Tongue" and the "Hispanic Character"
Occasions of Treatment
Conclusion: Medicalizing Ethnicity
Notes
References
Index