Mike Jay: Franco Basaglia, 8 September 2016
Show More The Man Who Closed the Asylums: Franco Basaglia and the Revolution in Mental Health Care by John Foot.
Verso, 404 pp., £20, August 2015, 978 1 78168 926 4Show More
“... Civilisation, Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth and, most significant of all, the work of Erving Goffman, which Ongaro translated for an Italian edition. In 1961, too, Goffman published Asylums, the fruit of his research at St Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington DC, a vast mental institution with more than ...”