The Contours of Psychiatric Justice: A Postmodern Critique of Mental Illness, Criminal Insanity, and the Law

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Social Science - 274 pages
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Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.

  

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Contents

THE MENTALLY ELL THE CRIMINALLY
23
WHEN THE LAW SPEAKS
47
Commitment for the Mentally 111
89
CONFINEMENT LAWS PRACTICES
95
INSTITUTIONALIZATION
129
BEYOND PSYCHIATRIC JUSTICE
203
INDEX
263
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