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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
Title
Mental health in the war on terror
Title remainder
culture, science, and statecraft
Statement of responsibility
Neil Krishan Aggarwal
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
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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Aggarwal, Neil Krishan
Dewey number
616.890086/97
Index
index present
LC call number
RC451.4.P7
LC item number
A34 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 305 AA1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • Prisoners of war
  • Mental Health
  • Bioethical Issues
  • Prisoners of War
  • Terrorism
  • Veterans
  • United States
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • War
  • United States
Label
Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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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897809848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231166645
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897809848
Label
Mental health in the war on terror : culture, science, and statecraft, Neil Krishan Aggarwal
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
897809848
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231166645
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 500753f8-3fdd-4312-b32e-64dedf2e3d34
  • 22573/ctt13k0tcq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897809848

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