Mad at School

Mad at School Author Margaret Price
ISBN-10 9780472071388
Release 2011
Pages 279
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Explores the contested boundaries between disability, illness, and mental illness in higher education



Mad for it From Blackpool to Barcelona Football s Greatest Rivalries

Mad for it  From Blackpool to Barcelona  Football   s Greatest Rivalries Author Andy Mitten
ISBN-10 9780007360970
Release 2010-01-21
Pages 352
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A celebration of the classic football derby matches. From the Celtic–Rangers rivalry and Tyneside derby to the biggest global clashes from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, journalist Andy Mitten uses the fans' own words and stories to illuminate the conflicts, tensions, histories and culture behind these fascinating games.



Mad in America

Mad in America Author Robert Whitaker
ISBN-10 9780786723799
Release 2001-12-14
Pages 368
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Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world's poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs. In what is perhaps Whitaker's most damning revelation, Mad in America examines how drug companies in the 1980s and 1990s skewed their studies to prove that new antipsychotic drugs were more effective than the old, while keeping patients in the dark about dangerous side effects. A haunting, deeply compassionate book—now revised with a new introduction—Mad in America raises important questions about our obligations to the mad, the meaning of “insanity,” and what we value most about the human mind.



Mad

Mad Author Chloé Esposito
ISBN-10 9781405928809
Release 2017-06-15
Pages 400
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Mad makes the utterly outrageous a glittering, sun-soaked reality - get set for the wildest ride of your life . . . Alvina Knightly: Uncensored. Unhinged. Unforgettable. 'There's something you should know before we go any further: my heart is in the wrong place. Now don't say I didn't warn you . . .' Perhaps that's why nothing in Alvie's life has ever gone right? Until now. She can finally abandon her credit card debt - and her fruitless three-way relationship with Tinder and Twitter - when fate gives her the chance to steal her identical twin's perfect life. It's just a shame Beth had to die to make Alvie's dreams come true. So begin seven days of sex, violence and unapologetic selfies - one wild week that sees Alvie break every rule in the book. She never did have much respect for boundaries. It might be madness, but rules are meant to be broken. Right? Mad is the first in the sexy, shocking and compulsively readable Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know trilogy. Praise for Mad: 'Raunchy, fun' Guardian 'The new Gone Girl' Telegraph 'The must-have beach read for millennials this summer' Telegraph 'Pure, unadulterated entertainment. There is nothing Chloé Esposito's Alvie won't do. Strap in for a fun, fast and fresh read' Ali Land, author of Sunday Times bestseller Good Me Bad Me 'This summer's raciest read' Telegraph



Mad Matters

Mad Matters Author Brenda A. LeFrançois
ISBN-10 9781551305349
Release 2013
Pages 394
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In 1981, Toronto activist Mel Starkman wrote: "An important new movement is sweeping through the western world.... The 'mad,' the oppressed, the ex-inmates of society's asylums are coming together and speaking for themselves." Mad Matters is the first Canadian book to bring together the writings of this vital movement, which has grown explosively in the years since. With contributions from scholars in numerous disciplines, as well as activists and psychiatric survivors, it presents diverse critical voices that convey the lived experiences of the psychiatrized and challenges dominant understandings of "mental illness." The connections between mad activism and other liberation struggles are stressed throughout, making the book a major contribution to the literature on human rights and anti-oppression.



Mad Man s Drum

Mad Man s Drum Author Lynd Ward
ISBN-10 9780486445007
Release 2005-07-01
Pages 144
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The powerful imagery and psychological intensity of Ward's wordless novels have elicited comparisons to the writings of Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe, and they continue to influence modern graphic novelists such as Frank Miller. This 1930 work tells a gripping tale through imagery alone, consisting solely of hauntingly rendered woodcuts. 128 illustrations.



Mad Travelers

Mad Travelers Author Ian Hacking
ISBN-10 0674009541
Release 2002
Pages 239
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Albert Dadas suffered from a strange compulsion that led him to travel obsessively, often without identification, not knowing who he was or why he traveled. Medical reports of Dadas set off at the time a small epidemic of compulsive mad voyagers, the epicenter of which was Bordeaux but which soon spread throughout France to Italy, Germany, and Russia. Today we are besieged by mental illnesses of the moment, such as chronic fatigue syndrome and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The debate rages about which of these conditions are affectations or cultural artifacts and which are "real." In Mad Travelers, Ian Hacking uses the Dadas case to weigh the legitimacy of cultural influences versus physical symptoms in the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders. He argues that psychological symptoms find stable homes at a given place and time, in "ecological niches" where transient illnesses flourish.



Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture

Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture Author Angela Brintlinger
ISBN-10 9780802091406
Release 2007
Pages 331
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Editors Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky have brought together essays that cover over 250 years and address a wide variety of ideas related to madness



Mad in Translation

Mad in Translation Author Robin D. Gill
ISBN-10 9780974261874
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 740
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This is the first book to translate a broad spectrum of the informal, improper and generally comic side of 31-syllable Japanese poetry called `kyoka,¿ or `kyouka,¿ literally, ¿mad-poems¿ or ¿madcap verse,¿ representing ¿absolute freedom both in respect of language and choice of subject.¿ (Aston: 1899) Literary anthologies have published only a handful of translations and the lion¿s share of kyoka Englished to date are the rather tame variety found on early-19c color prints called `surimono,¿ published as catalogues. Because of the narrow focus of most kyoka-related publishing in Japan, even specialists in Japanese literature may be surprised to discover in this book a brave old world of humor, far larger and more entertaining than anything they might have imagined. The 2000 poems in Robin D. Gill¿s 740-page book include hundreds of ¿wild waka¿ (`waka¿ being the formal side of 31-syllable poetry) to help define the field and demonstrate how the presence or absence of humor depends upon our expectations and, in the case of an exotic tongue, our translation. ¿Mad In Translation¿ re-creates the wit of the originals in English on the one hand, while explaining what is specific to Japanese on the other. Many poems will delight those who appreciate the best epigrams of the metaphysical poets, the grooks of Piet Hein and all that might be called `light verse for egg-heads.¿



Mad Men And Medusas

Mad Men And Medusas Author Juliet Mitchell
ISBN-10 9780465012114
Release 2008-01-06
Pages 396
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This worthy successor to Juliet Mitchell's pathbreaking Psychoanalysis and Feminism is both a defense of the long-dismissed diagnosis of hysteria as a centerpiece of the human condition and a plea for a new understanding of the influence of sibling and peer relationships.In Mad Men and Medusas Mitchell traces the history of hysteria, arguing that we need to reclaim hysteria to understand how distress and trauma express themselves in different societies and different times. Mitchell convincingly demonstrates that although hysteria may have disappeared as a disease, it is still a critical factor in understanding psychological development through the life cycle.



Is Mother Nature Mad

Is Mother Nature Mad Author Elizabeth Clare Prophet
ISBN-10 9781932890136
Release 2008
Pages 141
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Global Warming. Tsunamis. Earthquakes. Raging Fires. Is Mother Nature Mad? answers the age-old questions: Are natural disasters God-made or man-made? Is extreme weather a cyclic activity? What if anything has man done to bring disasters upon the earth? This book provides practical spiritual tools to help restore harmony to the environment and to mitigate extreme weather conditions. Complete with real-life stories.



Mad at Miles

Mad at Miles Author Pearl Cleage
ISBN-10 UOM:39015025233068
Release 1990-11
Pages 64
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Mad at Miles has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mad at Miles also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mad at Miles book for free.



Mad As Hell

Mad As Hell Author Scott Rasmussen
ISBN-10 9780062016720
Release 2010-09-14
Pages 352
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Today’s raucous revolt against Washington and Wall Street is a classic populist uprising. In Mad as Hell, political pollsters Scott Rasmussen and Doug Schoen discuss how the Tea Party movement is fundamentally remaking our two-party system and what it means for the future of American politics. For political junkies of every stripe—from both the left and the right side of the aisle—Mad as Hell is mandatory reading.



Mad to be Saved

Mad to be Saved Author David Sterritt
ISBN-10 0809321807
Release 1998
Pages 258
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"Finally, Sterritt shows the changing attitudes toward the Beat sensibility in Beat-related Hollywood movies like A Bucket of Blood and The Beat Generation; television programs like Route 66 and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, nonstudio films like John Cassavetes's improvisational Shadows and Shirley Clarke's experimental The Connection; and radically avant-garde works by such doggedly independent screen artists as Stan Brakhage, Ron Rice, Bruce Connor, and Ken Jacobs, drawing connections between their achievements and the most subversive products of their Beat contemporaries."--BOOK JACKET.



Mad for God

Mad for God Author Sara Tilghman Nalle
ISBN-10 9780813934624
Release 2012-11-29
Pages 228
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Convinced he was the Elijah Messiah, the Spanish peasant Bartolomé Sánchez believed that God had sent him in divine retribution for the crimes committed by the Inquisition and the Church. Sánchez's vocal and intolerable religious deviance quickly landed him in the very court he believed he was sent to destroy. Fortunately for him, the first inquisitor assigned to his case came to believe that Sánchez was not guilty by virtue of insanity, and tried to collect the proof that would save his life. For seven years, Sánchez shuttled between jails, hospitals, and his home village while his fate hung in the balance. Nalle convincingly evokes the compassion of Sánchez's first inquisitor, Pedro Cortes, as he struggled to save his prisoner's life, and argues that the Spanish, compared to other Europeans of the day, were remarkably rational and humane when dealing with the mentally ill. A gripping tale of madness and religious conviction, Mad for God offers new historical insight into the ongoing debate over the nature of religious inspiration, insanity, and criminal responsibility.



Mad about Mead

Mad about Mead Author Pamela Spence
ISBN-10 1567186831
Release 1997
Pages 190
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Mead, the elixir of red-bearded Vikings and sloe-eyed Sheba, is enjoying an international revival. Ancient peoples believed that drinking the fermented honey imparted the divine gifts of prophecy, poetry and fertility. "Mad About Mead" is an eclectic mix of history, mythology, rituals and instructions. The detailed recipe section has information about honey varieties, yeasts, equipment and problem solving.



Prayer Warfare Against 70 Mad Spirits

Prayer Warfare Against 70 Mad Spirits Author Dr. D. K. Olukoya
ISBN-10
Release 2016-05-04
Pages 266
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In these times, the enemy of man ha released an array of wicked, raging spirits against mankind. these spirits are resolute, fierce and unrelenting in their daily assaults on man. Unless a counter initiative is put into operation, many will be torn apart. Indeed, many are being gradually destroyed by these powers..... This powerful prayer manual gives you facilities to arrest these raging spirits. The prayer points in this book targets 70 different spirits robbing you from your destiny. The book is an essential tool for prayer warriors..