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The Resource Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal

Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal

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Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft
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Mental health in the war on terror
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culture, science, and statecraft
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Neil Krishan Aggarwal
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eng
Summary
Neil Aggarwal's timely study finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism, and in the process, psychiatrists and psychologists have either worked uncritically to protect state interests or labored to protect undesirable populations from state control. Professional interpretation, like all interpretations, is subject to cultural forces. Drawing on cultural psychiatry and medical anthropology, Aggarwal analyzes the transformation of definitions for normal and abnormal behavior in a vast a
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Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal
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Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/agga16664
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Mental Health, Culture, and Power in the War on Terror; 2. Bioethics and the Conduct of Mental Health Professionals in the War on Terror; 3. The Meanings of Symptoms and Services for Guantánamo Detainees; 4. Depictions of Arabs and Muslims in Psychodynamic Scholarship; 5. Depictions of Suicide Bombers in the Mental Health Scholarship; 6. Knowledge and Practice in War on Terror Deradicalization Programs; Epilogue; Notes; References; Index
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