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Introduction: Indian Psychiatric Spaces and Mad Narratives

Chapter 1. Ethnographic Research in Psychiatry: Ethical Contemplations and Sensorial Engagements
Chapter 2. Everyday Routines, Life and Solicitudes in Asha
Chapter 3. Resisting the Uniform: Social Distinctions and Hierarchies in the Wards
Chapter 4. A Machine for the Production of Inscriptions: Practices of Paperworkin Asha
Chapter 5. Negotiations and Imaginations in the Context of Discharge and Rehabilitation
Chapter 6. ‘This Hospital is Not Good’: What a Psychiatric Patient Can Tell Us about Psychiatric Culture?
Chapter 7. Being Gay and Feeling Female: Queer Voices from Indian Psychiatry



Madness, Bureaucracy and Gender in Mumbai, India

Narratives from a Psychiatric Hospital

Annika Strauss

328 pages, 11 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80539-068-8 Hb Published (September 2023)

eISBN 978-1-80539-369-6 eBook