Includes information on the role and power of institutions for treating and incarcerating the insane. This volume challenges scholarship, and focuses on a range of factors impacting on the care and confinement of the insane since 1850, including such things as the community, Poor Law authorities, local government and the voluntary sector.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: May 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6