Madness and the Demand for Recognition (NEW)
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is the comprehensive philosophical examination of the claims and demands of Mad activism Locating itself in the philosophy of psychiatry Mad studies and activist literatures the book develops a rich theoretical framework for understanding justifying and responding to Mad activism's demand for recogniti. ,book is the
Developments in mental ealth activism
a radical to psychiatric and societal understandings of madness Mad Pride and mad positive activism reject the language of mental 'illness' and 'disorder' reclaim the term 'mad' and reverse its negative connotations Activists seek cultural change in the way madness is viewed and demand recognition ofpose a radical
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