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Women, Madness and the Law

A Feminist Reader

Edited by Wendy Chan, Dorothy E. Chunn, Robert Menzies

Routledge-Cavendish – 2005 – 350 pages

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    978-1-904385-09-7
    February 18th 2005

Description

This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role in regulating and controlling women's lives.

Reviews

'The thirteen chapters are well presented and the various authors accounts provide some challenging, thought-provoking and on occasion disturbing reflections of the various issues that are manifest within the areas of research.' - The Cambrian Law Review 2006

Name: Women, Madness and the Law: A Feminist Reader (Paperback)Routledge-Cavendish 
Description: Edited by Wendy Chan, Dorothy E. Chunn, Robert Menzies. This book explores, for the first time in an edited collection, the intersection of three key research areas - women, madness and the law - and advances the debates on how law and the 'psy' sciences play a critical role in regulating...
Categories: Criminology - Law, Socio-Legal Studies