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The Politics of Psychiatry in Revolutionary Cuba

by Charles J. Brown

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry,
  • History: World,
  • History / Latin America,
  • Political Repression

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9707849M
    ISBN 101560000201
    ISBN 109781560000204
    OCLC/WorldCa23219906

      This book analyzes the triumphs and failures of the Castro regime in the area of race relations. It places the Cuban revolution in a comparative and international framework and challenges arguments that the regime eliminated racial inequality or that it was profoundly racist. Through interviews, historical materials, and survey research, it provides a balanced view. Although Cuba has been politically connected to the Soviet Union since the United States broke off relations with Cuba shortly after the dictator Fidel Castro came to power in , few considerable allegations regarding the political abuse of psychiatry in this country emerged before the late s.: 74 Americas Watch and Amnesty International published reports alluding to cases of possible.

    Frantz Omar Fanon (/ ˈ f æ n ə n /, US: / f æ ˈ n ɒ̃ /; French: [fʁɑ̃ts fanɔ̃]; 20 July – 6 December ), also known as Ibrahim Frantz Fanon, was a French West Indian psychiatrist and political philosopher from the French colony of Martinique (today a French department).His works have become influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory and Marxism. From its birth, Cuban psychiatry was politically inflected, drawing partisan contention while sparking debates over race, religion, gender, and sexuality. Psychiatric notions were even invested with revolutionary significance after , as the new government undertook ambitious schemes for .

    The anti-Castro Archivo Cuba estimates that 4, people were executed in Cuba between and The Black Book of Communism estimated that betw a report on the alleged abuse of psychiatry in Cuba presenting cases of ill-treatment in mental hospitals Racial Politics in Post-Revolutionary Cuba discusses the racial politics. Across the sweep of modern Cuban history, she finds, Mazorra has served as both laboratory and microcosm of the Cuban state: the asylum is an icon of its ignominious colonial and neocolonial past and a crucible of its republican and revolutionary its birth, Cuban psychiatry was politically inflected, drawing partisan contention.


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The Politics of Psychiatry graphically documents that the totalitarian government of Cuba has used (and continues to use) psychiatry for political purposes - in this case, political repression, the crushing of dissent, and establishing conformity within the political structure of the island prison which communist Cuba has become.

Cuba has had a socialist political system since based on the "one state – one party" is constitutionally defined as a Marxist–Leninist socialist state guided in part by the political ideas of Karl Marx, one of the fathers of historical materialism, Friedrich Engels and Vladimir e being regarded as a Communist state, the ideology of José Martí is what.

The book is also refreshing in the way it overcomes the typical division in Cuban studies among the colonial period, the U.S. occupation, the first republic, and the revolution. Jennifer Lambe's long view, spanning modern Cuban history, proposes an always contested and often tragic psychiatric institution, propelled by intrigue and experimental Reviews: 2.

Armando L. Lago is the author of The Politics of Psychiatry in Revolutionary Cuba ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and The Politics.

The Politics of Psychiatry graphically documents that the totalitarian government of Cuba has used (and continues to use) psychiatry for political purposes in this case, political repression, the crushing of dissent, and establishing conformity within the political structure and populace of the island prison which communist Cuba has sadly become.

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