By Jennifer L. Lambe
From its delivery, Cuban psychiatry was once politically inflected, drawing partisan competition whereas sparking debates over race, faith, gender, and sexuality. Psychiatric notions have been even invested with progressive importance after 1959, because the new govt undertook bold schemes for social reeducation. yet Mazorra was once no longer the particular province of presidency officers and professionalizing psychiatrists. U.S. occupiers, Soviet viewers, and, exceptionally, usual Cubans infused the establishment, either literal and metaphorical, with their very own fears, goals, and substitute meanings. jointly, their voices include the madhouse that, as Lambe argues, haunts the progressive trajectory of Cuban history.
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Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History (Envisioning Cuba) by Jennifer L. Lambe