Gendering the asylums: Ireland and Scotland, 1847-1877

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Abstract

Book abstract: A feminist and international perspective on Scottish, European and North American history. A series of essays offering a feminist and international perspective on Scottish, European and North American history, contribution of women to the creation of the welfare state and the varying treatment of men and women by asylums and reform schools are among the subjects considered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGendering Scottish History: an International Approach
EditorsTerence Brotherstone, Deborah Simonton, Oonagh Walsh
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherCruithne Press
Pages199-215
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print) 9781873448168
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1999

Publication series

NameMackie Occasional Colloquia

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Keywords

  • mental health
  • asylums
  • gender differences
  • Ireland
  • Scotland

Cite this

Walsh, O. (1999). Gendering the asylums: Ireland and Scotland, 1847-1877. In T. Brotherstone, D. Simonton, & O. Walsh (Eds.), Gendering Scottish History: an International Approach (pp. 199-215). (Mackie Occasional Colloquia). Cruithne Press.