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Basaglia's International Legacy: From Asylum to Community

18 June 2020

Fresh off the press is a major volume exploring the international impact of the Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia, and edited by John Foot along with social psychiatry expert, Tom Burn. Ruth Glynn co-wrote the introduction and one chapter and there are also contributors from the WHO.

The book provides a wide-ranging discussion of the international impact of Franco Basaglia's work, with contributions dealing with twenty countries, from psychiatrists to historians to sociologists to historians of medicine. Countries covered in terms of interest in the School of Modern Languages include Italy, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Germany and France. 

Read the book here

 Many congratulations to all who were involved. 



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