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Harper, Marjory

Migration and Mental Health

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Table of contents

Part I. Conceptual Approaches

1. Introduction
Marjory Harper

2. Unravelling ‘Mental Illness’: What Exactly Are We Talking About?
John Swinton

3. Critical Perspectives on Histories of ‘Madness’ and Migration
Sergei Shubin

Part II. Historical Perspectives

4. On Being Insane in Alien Places: Case Histories from British India, c. 1800–1930
Waltraud Ernst

5. Unsettled States: Madness and Migration in Cape Town, c. 1920
Will Jackson

6. Ethnicities and Environments: Perceptions of Alienation and Mental Illness Among Scottish and Scandinavian Settlers in North America, c. 1870–c. 1914
Marjory Harper

7. Stories of Immigrant Isolation and Despair: Canadian Novels and Memoirs Since the 1850s
Marilyn Barber

8. Mad Migrants and the Reach of English Civil Law
James Moran, Lisa Chilton

9. Canada’s Deportation of ‘Mentally and Morally Defective’ Female Immigrants After the Second World War
Ellen Scheinberg

Part III. Anthropological and Personal Reflections

10. Between the Past and the Future: Migration and Melancholic Nationalism in Iceland
Arnar Árnason

11. Doing Harm or Doing Good? Some Reflections on the Impact of Social Work and Social Policy on the Mental Health of Commonwealth Immigrants to the UK in the Twentieth Century
Juliet Cheetham

12. Is Migration Good For You? A Psychiatric and Historical Perspective
James Finlayson, Marjory Harper

Keywords: History, Social History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Mental Health in Historical Perspective
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137529688
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-52967-1

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