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Soviet psychoprisons

Harvey Fireside

Soviet psychoprisons

by Harvey Fireside

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Political prisoners -- Soviet Union,
    • Psychiatric hospitals -- Soviet Union,
    • Psychiatry -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesPsychoprisons.
      StatementHarvey Fireside.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8959.R9 F57 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4412813M
      ISBN 100393012662
      LC Control Number79016491

      ICON AND SWASTIKA: The Russian Orthodox Church Under Nazi and Soviet Control – Harvard University Press SOVIET PSYCHOPRISONS – W. W. Norton , paperback , Behavioral Science Book Club BROWN v. Let me demonstrate this by sketching a lost history of a torture technology, investigating its invention and diffusion over the course of a century across the globe. In , Thomas Edison endorsed the use of the electric chair to a New York State commission investigating alternatives modes of capital punishment.

      Looking for books by Harvey Fireside? See all books authored by Harvey Fireside, including Brown V. Board of Education: Equal Schooling for All (Landmark Supreme Court Cases), and The Nuremberg Nazi War Crimes Trials: A Headline Court Case (Headline Court Cases), and more on Soviet Psychoprisons, by Harvey Fireside; Institute of Fools, by Victor Nekipelov; Punitive Medicine, by Alexander Podrabinek by Joshua Rubenstein Leonid Plyushch, a mathematician from Kiev and an active figure in the Soviet human-rights movement, spent nearly four years in.

        (2) Sidney Bloch and Peter Reddaway, Soviet Psychiatric Abuse: The Shadow over World Psychiatry (London: Victor Gollancz, ); Bloch and Reddaway, eds., Russia's Political Hospitais: The Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union (London: Victor Gollancz, ); Harvey Fireside, Soviet Psychoprisons (New York: W. W. Norton, ); Robert Voren. Other books include "Plessy v. Ferguson: Separate But Equal?," "Young Bosnians Talk About the War," and "Soviet Psychoprisons." He has had articles published in dozens of journals and magazines and has conducted research in such areas as Soviet human rights, U.S. immigration policy, and human rights violations during the Bosnian conflict.


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Applying the diagnosis. The "anti-Soviet" political behavior of some individuals — being outspoken in their opposition to the authorities, demonstrating for reform, and writing critical books — were defined simultaneously as criminal acts (e.g., a violation of Articles 70 or ), symptoms of mental illness (e.g., "delusion of reformism"), and susceptible to a ready-made diagnosis (e.g.

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