Under the strain of color Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the promise of an antiracist psychiatry (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Under the strain of color Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the promise of an antiracist psychiatry

Author: Gabriel N Mendes
Publisher: Ithaca London Cornell University Press 2015
Series: Cornell studies in the history of psychiatry
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recapturing the history of a largely forgotten New York City institution that embodied new ways of thinking about mental health, race, and the substance of citizenship. Harlem's Lafargue Mental  Read more...

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Named Person: Richard Wright; Fredric Wertham; Fredric Wertham; Richard Wright; Schwarze
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel N Mendes
ISBN: 9780801453502 080145350X
OCLC Number: 964065388
Description: xi, 196 Seiten Illustrationen, Karte 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : fighters against this debilitating ghettoThis burden of consciousness : Richard Wright and the psychology of race relations, 1927-1947 --
Intangible difficulties : Dr. Fredric Wertham and the politics of psychiatry in the interwar years --
Between the sewer and the church : the emergence of the Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic --
Children and the violence of racism : the Lafargue Clinic, comic books, and the case against school segregation --
Epilogue : an experiment in the social basis of psychotherapy.
Series Title: Cornell studies in the history of psychiatry
Responsibility: Gabriel N. Mendes

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