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Living with a Label - an Action Oriented Feminist Inquiry into Women's Mental

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ISBN-10: 3836434563

ISBN-13: 9783836434560

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jennie Gray

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This research began in conversations I had with women, diagnosed with a mental illness, whilst employed as a social work practitioner at a women's health centre. The problematics of having been given a psychiatric classification prompted the phrase 'living with a label', which became the focus of our co-operative inquiry. Psychiatric diagnoses are determined and delivered through the discourses of biomedicine. The women I researched with, loosely connected as mental health service recipients, had often been positioned as 'subject' to an objective biomedical gaze. Through a process of exploration and discovery this project was designed to generate understandings that could be useful to the…    
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Book details

List price: $11.00
Publisher: .AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English