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Women, Psychiatry and Madness (12 points)


Leader: Jan van Bommel

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: A socio-historical analysis of the institutionalisation of madness and the current practice of de-institutionalisation. Critical assessment of sociological, medical and feminist theories of femininity, psychiatry and madness. Examine interpretations of psychoanalysis and female subjectivity (Freudian, Lacanian, French feminist).

Assessment: Two essays (4500 words each): 100%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

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