Politics, Race, Ethnicity & Gender

Madness Contested

Madness Contested: power and practice

ISBN 978 1 906254 43 8 (2013)

Contributors include Peter Beresford, Mary Boyle, John Cromby, Jacqui Dillon, Dave Harper, Eleanor Longden, Midlands Psychology group, Joanna Moncrieff, David Pilgrim, Phil Thomas and Jan Wallcraft.

This book contests how both society and Mental Health Services…

The Life of Things: Therapy and the soul of the world

The Life of Things: Therapy and the soul of the world

ISBN 978 1 906254 46 9 (2012)

What would psychology look like if we took the planet seriously? Ecopsychologists are, on the whole, more interested in our relations with the earth than our relations with each other.  They find little inspiration in conventional psychology, and generally have…

Just War: Psychology and Terrorism

Just War: Psychology and Terrorism

ISBN 978 1 898 059 92 9 (2007)

The invasion and occupation of Iraq by US and UK forces in March 2003 set in motion a global chain of events, from the growth of terrorist networks to the curtailment of civil liberties, from which the dust has yet to settle. The war in Iraq—seen as part of the wider…

Being Human: Reflections on mental distress in society

Being Human: Reflections on mental distress in society

ISBN 978 1 906254 06 3 (2008)

This volume attempts to shed a new and different light on the intersections between mental health, mental distress and society, without offering any programmatic methodology or declaration of intent. An array of critical voices from across various disciplines in the…