Special Women?: The Experience of Women in the Special Hospital System

Special Women?: The Experience of Women in the Special Hospital System

by Catherine Hemingway
     
 

ISBN-10: 1856288684

ISBN-13: 9781856288682

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856288682
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Tables
Acknowledgments
List of contributors
Preface
1Introduction: Special Women?1
2Who are the Women in Special Hospitals?25
3The "Special" Experience41
4Special Harm? Why do women at Ashworth Special Hospital Harm Themselves?49
5Visibly Special? Women, Child Sexual Abuse and Special Hospitals59
6Special Education? Educating Tom, Dick and Harry but what about Rita?77
7Challenging the Culture: Representing the Rights of Women in Special Hospitals95
8Women Special Hospital Staff: The Important Resource for Therapy yet the most Undervalued?111
9An Exploration of Gender Issues in Forensic Psychiatry135
10Special Answers? A Women's Support Group at Ashworth Special Hospital157

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