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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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From Model to Emblem

Martin Summers.

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 14093 words.

This chapter examines the comprehensive community mental health care movement, deinstitutionalization in the 1970s, and the transfer of control of Saint Elizabeths from the federal...

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Mental Hygiene and the Limits of Reform

Martin Summers.

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 13131 words.

This chapter examines key innovations that began to project Saint Elizabeths’ psychiatric authority into the community—specifically, the outpatient clinic, psychiatric social work, and...

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The Politics and Culture of Medicine and Disease in Central America

David Carey Jr..

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Science and Technology. 12139 words.

With its diverse ecological zones and varied public health threats that ranged from lowland epidemic to highland endemic diseases, Central America is a challenging place to practice...

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Care and the Color Line

Martin Summers.

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 13041 words.

This chapter examines how the medical consensus about black mental illness in the post-Reconstruction era contributed to the unequal treatment of African American patients at Saint...

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Conclusion

Martin Summers.

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 2500 words.

The conclusion provides a summation of the book’s main arguments and offers suggestions for further research in the history of African American mental health. It reasserts the two central...

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“An Example for the Rest of the Nation”

Martin Summers.

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 13077 words.

This chapter covers the various challenges to Saint Elizabeths’ segregationist culture made by both black Washingtonians and the federal government over the first half of the twentieth...

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Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

Martin Summers.

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Science and Technology. 408 pages.

This book is a history of the federal mental institution Saint Elizabeths Hospital and its relationship to Washington, DC’s African American community. Founded in 1855 to treat insane...

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The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) and the Role of Religion and Health in Central America

Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; History of Science and Technology. 8962 words.

The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) is a transnational, religiously influenced health program in Central America created during the Cold War. ASECSA was founded in...

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Population Studies and Genetics in Mexico during the Cold War

Ana Barahona.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); History of Science and Technology. 10042 words.

Although their history can be traced further back to the study of heredity, variability, and evolution at the beginnings of the 20th century, studies on the genetic structure and ancestry...

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Disease, Ecology, and the Environment in Colonial Mexico

Bradley Skopyk and Elinor G. K. Melville.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Environmental History; History of Science and Technology. 12885 words.

The onset of Spanish imperial rule in Mexico in 1521 had profound consequences well beyond the political and cultural spheres. It also altered Mexico’s environment, reconstituting the...

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Oil and Environment in Mexico

Myrna Santiago.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Environmental History; International History; History of Science and Technology; Labour History. 10612 words.

Before there was Mexico, there was oil. Millennia of organic matter that collapsed and liquefied into fossil fuel rested deep underground and underwater along the half-moon territorial...

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