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By Bill Forsythe, Joseph Melling

This finished assortment offers a desirable precis of the debates at the development of institutional care in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. Revising and revisiting Foucault, it seems on the importance of ethnicity, race and gender in addition to the influence of political and cultural components, all through Britain and in a colonial context. It questions traditionally what it ability to be mad and the way, if in any respect, to care.

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258-g for Maury’s influence on Freud. 44 For rural idyll and the Beau Ideal see L. Davidoff, J. L’Esperance and H. Newby, ‘Landscape with figures: home and community in English society’ in J. Mitchell and A. Oakley, eds, The R&hts and Wrongs of Women, Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1976, particularly pp. 16337. 45 Bolton Chronicle [BCj 18 October 1845 for description of Ashley as a ‘persevering and disinterested’ advocate of factory legislation. 46 BC, 16 August 1845. See also BC, 26 July 1845. 47 JVorthernStar [,X4 25 January 1845, p.

3. J. Melling, R. Adair and B. Forsythe, ‘ “A proper lunatic for two years” pauper lunatic children in Victorian and Edwardian England’ Journal of SocialHistory, 30,4, 1997, pp. 371405. Sewell, ‘Language and practice’, pp. 24337 and passim, considers de Certeau’s and Chartier’s claims for the significance of non-verbal practices including the logic of common sense experience. Chartier, ‘Writing the practices’, pp. 26223, for a distinction (from de Certeau and Bordieu) between the logics of formal discourses and of practices.

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