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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Benjamin Reiss In the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings of 2007, a tendency to view mental illness through the lens of “risk” has been exacerbated on college campuses and beyond. Administrators, counseling centers, law enforcement teams, and policy task forces have encouraged widespread efforts...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... mental illness Uh, I had to take a break from work ’cause, uh, I went mental. And, uh . . . My friend told me, hey, you're talking a little too fast, having a lot of shit ideas. Uh, why don't you get in my Ford Flex, and I'll, uh, motor you over to the public storage. And, uh . . . I went...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (3 (152)): 17–35.
Published: 01 September 2022
... that investigates allegations of abuse of the public by members of the security forces, Chambers was one of 146 mentally ill persons held by the Department of Correctional Services without trial, and one of fifteen who had been imprisoned for more than thirty years without trial. 25 This is the result...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 91–114.
Published: 01 December 2007
... or to write a social reality in El zorro was, however, as much personal for Arguedas as literary and political. Arguedas was suffering from the mental illness with which he struggled throughout his life and, at the advice of his doctors...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... received the body were young. Trauma practice was young, droning about all that talk of genius and mental illness in 500 words or so. Name a schizophrenic on the dream list. Your favorite Lou Gehrig or The Madness of King George , one of my favorite flicks. I saw it with a lover I lost, her eyes...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... intake procedures now cannot omit the need to screen and slot welfare recipients as to their need for collateral services that can make them job- ready. Important screening considerations therefore involve testing for drug use, mental illness, and other conditions...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 151.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for drug addicts and alcoholics. Soon Vita’s mission enlarged. An increasing number of home- less, mentally ill, and dying persons began to be dumped there by the police, by the psychiatric and general hospitals, by families and neighbors. Vita’s team...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
... downtown Porto Alegre, a comparatively well-off city of some two million people, and started to run a precarious rehabilitation center for drug addicts and alcoholics. Soon Vita’s mission enlarged. An increasing number of home- less, mentally ill, and dying...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and aesthetic principles. He demonstrates that illness does not precede the spaces designed to house it, recognizing that mental illness is often a proxy for stigmatized modes of being, such as nonnormative gender identities, fatness, homelessness, addiction, and disability. He further notes that mental illness...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... homeless, more often than not facing violence during their pregnancies, frequently dealing with long-term ill health and often mental illness as well—became a symbol of everything that was wrong with the country. For all these reasons, the case often seemed plausible that the children of “crack mothers...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... decided that inmates of mental asylums should be exchanged. So mentally ill Mus- lims in Indian hospitals were to be transferred to Pakistan, and Hindu and Sikh patients in Pakistani asylums would be sent to India. Manto’s representation of partition’s “insanity” in this and other...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... prepared to engage, involving basic concerns such as the rights of assembly or to bear arms and expanding the state’s role to provide care for the poor and the mentally ill, women’s right to child custody, prisoner safety, and free public education...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... an hour after I have finished consuming my food from the food court. I do not appear mentally ill, even though I may sound as though I am talking to myself while recording a memo about groceries or the Grundrisse. As a man, I feel relatively safe slipping...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... or subverts psycho normativity. (To be black and woman and shout “Goddam!” into the snarling face of Jim Crow was surely to subvert white-supremacist and patriarchal psychonorms.) Third, Simone experienced severe mental illness, which is to say “medicalized madness,” that impacted her music-making in the mid...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... criteria such as aesthetic and racial preference, exotic appeal, appearance of health, or compassion in response to apparent signs of disability or illness is not unique to the postmodern phase of adoption history. But with the rise...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 79–97.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Lubin et al. ∙ The Israel/Palestine Field School ing buildings, Khalidi writes: “Many of the village houses on the hill are still standing and have been incorporated into an Israeli hospital for the mentally ill that was established on the site. Some houses outside the fence of the hospital...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
...; from the left side she is grimacing. This asymmetry led him to suspect a serious emotional and even mental inadequacy. Mona Lisa was showing all the symptoms of retardation, especially with her swollen and heavy fingers...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 17–38.
Published: 01 March 2020
... occur “even in the most ill-favored of the Indo-European stock, if they only have the chance; for it is in the race.” The innate “fine nervous susceptibility [and] mental force” in whites derived from their “hundreds of centuries of toil and hardship.” The biocultural achievements of this population...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 59–84.
Published: 01 March 2004
... the wrath of the U.S. war machine. Among the stories included was one on the “central al Queada [sic] leader,” whose purported “cultural” background is mustered to support this psychologi- cal profile and profiling: “What emerges is a startling picture of a mentally ill, drug-addicted fanatic...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 177–195.
Published: 01 March 2011
...: “These conditions have earned the SHU a place alongside Iraq and Kenya in [a] 1996 U.N. human rights report citing ‘inhumane’ prison facilities around the world. ‘A lot of inmates who go in there become severely affected with mental...