Reviews

Author: 
William B. Swett
Reviewer: 
Pauline Guerin

Guerin on Swett, 'Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces'

William B. Swett. Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces. Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies Series. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2017. 128 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56368-683-2.

Reviewed by Pauline Guerin (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Disability (July, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jie Yang
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Yang, 'Mental Health in China: Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance'

Jie Yang. Mental Health in China: Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance. Newark: Polity Press, 2017. 262 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5095-0296-7.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52757

Author: 
Elizabeth Barnes
Reviewer: 
Amos Yong

Yong on Barnes, 'The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability'

Elizabeth Barnes. The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability. Studies in Feminist Philosophy Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xii + 200 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873258-7.

Reviewed by Amos Yong (Fuller Seminary) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Breda Carty
Reviewer: 
Esme Cleall

Cleall on Carty, 'Managing Their Own Affairs: The Australian Deaf Community in the 1920s and 1930s'

Breda Carty. Managing Their Own Affairs: The Australian Deaf Community in the 1920s and 1930s. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2017. 268 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-944838-10-2.

Reviewed by Esme Cleall (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Disability (June, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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)

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