Reviews

Author: 
Molly Ladd-Taylor
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Ladd-Taylor, 'Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century'

Molly Ladd-Taylor. Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2372-2.

Reviewed by Holly Caldwell (Chestnut Hill College) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Paul J. Croce
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Croce, 'Young William James Thinking'

Paul J. Croce. Young William James Thinking. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 392 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2365-4.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Rana A. Hogarth
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Kennedy

Kennedy on Hogarth, 'Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840'

Rana A. Hogarth. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 290 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3287-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3286-5.

Reviewed by Stefanie Kennedy (University of New Brunswick) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
John A. Casey Jr.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Handley-Cousins

Handley-Cousins on Casey Jr., 'New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture'

John A. Casey Jr. New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture. Reconstructing America Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 248 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6539-8.

Reviewed by Sarah Handley-Cousins (University at Buffalo SUNY) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Theodore Jun Yoo
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Yoo, 'It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea'

Theodore Jun Yoo. It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28930-7.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50560

Author: 
Beng Yeong Ng
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Ng, 'Till The Break of Day: A History of Mental Health Services in Singapore, 1841-1993'

Beng Yeong Ng. Till The Break of Day: A History of Mental Health Services in Singapore, 1841-1993. Second Edition. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017. 340 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4722-40-7.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Sharrona Pearl
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Pearl, 'Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other'

Sharrona Pearl. Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46136-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-46122-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alice Brumby

Brumby on Borsay and Dale, 'Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Careers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries'

Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds. Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Careers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. GBP 70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9693-8.

Reviewed by Alice Brumby (University of Huddersfield) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Stephen Snelders
Reviewer: 
Charmaine Robson

Robson on Snelders, 'Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950'

Stephen Snelders. Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-1299-6.

Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, Alison Quaggin Harkin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Henry C. Alphin Jr

Alphin Jr on Jarman and Monaghan and Harkin, 'Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability'

Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, Alison Quaggin Harkin, eds. Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. 286 pp. $94.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-1387-1.

Reviewed by Henry C. Alphin Jr (Drexel University) Published on H-Disability (March, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Dennis A. Doyle
Reviewer: 
Beth R. Handler

Handler on Doyle, 'Psychiatry and Racial Liberalism in Harlem, 1936-1968'

Dennis A. Doyle. Psychiatry and Racial Liberalism in Harlem, 1936-1968. Rochester Studies in Medical History Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2016. viii + 260 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-492-5.

Reviewed by Beth R. Handler (Independent) Published on H-Disability (March, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
David J. Connor, Ferri, Beth A., Subini A. Annamma, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amos Yong

Yong on Connor and Annamma, 'DisCrit - Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education'

David J. Connor, Ferri, Beth A., Subini A. Annamma, eds. DisCrit - Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2015. 288 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8077-5667-6.

Reviewed by Amos Yong (Regent University) Published on H-Disability (February, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Sarah F. Rose
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Rose, 'No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s'

Sarah F. Rose. No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s-1930s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 398 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2489-1; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3008-3.

Reviewed by Holly Caldwell (University of Delaware) Published on H-Disability (February, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Greg Eghigian, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Eghigian, 'The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health'

Greg Eghigian, ed. The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 404 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-78160-3.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) Published on H-Disability (February, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50718

Author: 
Steven J. Taylor
Reviewer: 
David Wright

Wright on Taylor, 'Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907'

Steven J. Taylor. Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907. Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 191 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-60026-4.

Reviewed by David Wright (McGill University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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