Main Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates

Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates

Asylums is an analysis of life in "total institutions"—closed worlds like prisons, army camps, boarding schools, nursing homes and mental hospitals. It focuses on the relationship between the inmate and the institution, how the setting affects the person and how the person can deal with life on the inside.
Year:
1961
Edition:
1st
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Language:
english
Pages:
386 / 392
Series:
Anchor, A277
File:
PDF, 24.34 MB
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