Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement

Author: Thomas Szasz


SKU: 9780815604617 Category: Tag: Product ID: 727164


In this seminal work, Dr. Szasz examines the similarities between the Inquisition and institutional psychiatry. His purpose is to show “that the belief in mental illness and the social actions to which it leads have the same moral implications and political consequences as had the belief in witchcraft and the social actions to which it led.”

ISBN: 9780815604617
Publisher: Syracuse University Publications in Continuin
Pub Date: 04/1997
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.03lbs
Size: 8.04h x 5.62w x 0.90d

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Weight 1.03 lbs
Dimensions 8.04 × 5.62 × 0.90 in