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Punishing the mentally ill a critical analysis of law and psychiatry by Bruce A. Arrigo

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Insane -- Commitment and detention -- United States.,
  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States.,
  • Punishment -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-251) and index.

StatementBruce A. Arrigo.
SeriesSUNY series in new directions in crime and justice studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF480 .A973 2002, KF480 .A973 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17719699M
ISBN 100791454037, 0791454045
LC Control Number2001049407

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Stevenson writes about the history of the mentally ill and disabled in in the American prison system. Up to the nineteenth century, mentally ill individuals often ended up incarcerated. In the late ’s, activist efforts helped to move the mentally ill population from prisons to state and private hospitals. Get this from a library! Punishing the mentally ill: a critical analysis of law and psychiatry. [Bruce A Arrigo]. Jul 18,  · Hundreds of thousands of the inmates who populate the nation's jails and prison systems today are identified as mentally ill. Many experts point to the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals in the s, which led to more patients living on their own, as the reason for this high rate of incarceration. PUNISHMENT VERSUS TREATMENT OF THE GUILTY BUT MENTALLY ILL I. INTRODUCTION When Michigan originally enacted it in , the guilty but men-tally ill verdict presented a unique approach to the problematic rela-tionship between mental illness and crime.' In essence, Michigan I MICH. COMP. LAWS § ().