Revenge of the Windigo : The Construction of the Mind and Mental Health of…

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Publication Year: 2004
Format: Paperback Language: English
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Revenge of the Windigo : The Construction of the Mind and Mental Health of…

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What is known about Aboriginal mental health and mental illness, and on what basis is this ‘knowing’ assumed? This question, while appearing simple, leads to a tangled web of theory, method, and data rife with conceptual problems, shaky assumptions, and inappropriate generalizations. It is also the central question of James Waldram’s Revenge of the Windigo. This erudite and highly articulate work is about the knowledge of Aboriginal mental health: who generates it; how it is generated and communicated; and what has been – and continues to be – its implications for Aboriginal peoples. To better understand how this knowledge emerged, James Waldram undertakes an exhaustive examination of three disciplines – anthropology, psychology, and psychiatry – and reveals how together they have constructed a gravely distorted portrait of ‘the Aboriginal.’ Waldram continues this acute examination under two general themes. The first focuses on how culture as a concept has been theorized and operationalized in the study of Aboriginal mental health. The second seeks to elucidate the contribution that Aboriginal peoples have inadvertently made to theoretical and methodological developments in the thr

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0802086004
ISBN-13 9780802086006

Key Details
Author James B. Waldram
Number Of Pages 428 pages
Series Anthropological Horizons
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2004-04-23
Language English
Publisher University of Toronto Press
Publication Year 2004

Additional Details
Edition Number 2
Copyright Date 2004

Dimensions
Weight 0 Oz
Height 1.2 In.
Width 6.1 In.
Length 9 In.

Target Audience
Group Scholarly & Professional

Classification Method
LCCN 2004-301995
LC Classification Number RC451.5.I5W34 2004
Dewey Decimal 155.8/497/009
Dewey Edition 22

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