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Migration, Ethnicity, and Insanity

Yarra Bend

The Yarra Bend & New Lunatic Asylum. Image reproduced with the permission of the State Library of Victoria, Australia, accession no. H31510.

Books and Special Journal Issues
Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne (eds), Migration, Ethnicity, and Mental Health: International Perspectives, 1840-2010 (London and New York: Routledge, Studies in Cultural History series, 2012), 215pp. Featuring articles by Lynne Briggs, Catharine Coleborne, Maree Dawson, Elspeth Knewstubb, Bronwyn Labrum, Jacqueline Leckie, Elizabeth Malcolm, Angela McCarthy, Kate Prebble and Gabrielle Fortune, Akihito Suzuki, Tom Themeles and David Wright.

Catharine Coleborne and Angela McCarthy (eds), Health and History (Special Issue on Health and Place: Medicine, Ethnicity, and Colonial Identities), vol. 14, no. 1 (2012), 223pp. Featuring articles by John Armstrong, James Beattie, Catharine Coleborne, Maree Dawson, Robin Kearns, Elspeth Knewstubb, Angela McCarthy, Laurence Monnais, and Hans Pols.

Articles/Chapters

Lorelle Barry and Catharine Coleborne, 'Insanity and Ethnicity in New Zealand: Māori Encounters with the Auckland Mental Hospital to 1900', History of Psychiatry, vol. 22, no. 3 (2011), pp. 285-301.

Catharine Coleborne, 'Insanity, Gender, and Empire: Women Living a "Loose Kind of Life" on the Colonial Institutional Margins, 1870-1910', Health and History, vol. 14, no. 1 (2012), pp. 77-99.

Catharine Coleborne, 'Reading Insanity's Archive: Reflections from Four Archival Sites' Provenance No. 9 (September 2010), pp. 29-41.

Catharine Coleborne, 'Locating Ethnicity in the Hospitals for the Insane: Revisiting Casebooks as Sites of Knowledge Production about Colonial Identities in Australasia to 1910', in Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne (eds), Migration, Ethnicity, and Mental Health: International Perspectives, 1840-2010 (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 73-90.

Maree Dawson, 'Halting the "Sad Degenerationist Parade": Medical Concerns about Heredity and Racial Degeneracy in New Zealand Psychiatry, 1853-99', Health and History, vol. 14, no. 1 (2012), pp. 38-55.

Maree Dawson, '"Cranial and Other Signs of Racial Degeneration": International Ideas about Congenital Idiocy, and Their Influence on Practices at the Auckland Mental Hospital, 1870-1900', in Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne (eds), Migration, Ethnicity, and Mental Health: International Perspectives, 1840-2010 (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 91-106.

Elspeth Knewstubb, 'The Models of Home? Influences on Medical Practice at Ashburn Hall, Dunedin, 1882-1910', New Zealand Journal of History, vol. 46, no. 1 (2012), pp. 3-20.

Elspeth Knewstubb, '"Believes the Devil has Changed Him": Religion and Patient Identity in Ashburn Hall, Dunedin, 1882-1910', in Health and History, vol. 14, no. 1 (2012), pp. 56-76.

Elspeth Knewstubb, 'The Medical Men of Ashburn Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1882-1910', in Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne (eds), Migration, Ethnicity and Mental Health: International Perspectives, 1840-2010 (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 107-122.

Angela McCarthy, 'Exploring Ethnicity and Ethnic Identities in New Zealand Lunatic Asylums before 1910', in Rosalind McClean, Brad Patterson, and David Swain (eds), Counting Stories, Moving Ethnicities: Studies from Aotearoa New Zealand (Hamilton: University of Waikato, 2012), pp. 185-206.

Angela McCarthy, 'English Migrants in the Dunedin Lunatic Asylum', in Lyndon Fraser and Angela McCarthy (eds), Far From 'Home': The English in New Zealand (Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2012), pp. 85-100.

Angela McCarthy, 'Connections and Divergences: Lunatic Asylums in New Zealand and the Homelands before 1910', in Health and History, vol. 14, no. 1 (2012), pp. 12-37.

Angela McCarthy, 'Migration and Madness in Dunedin’s Public Asylums, 1863-1909', in Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne (eds), Migration, Ethnicity, and Mental Health: International Perspectives, 1840-2010 (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 55-72.

Angela McCarthy, 'Family Networks among Irish Migrants in New Zealand Asylums', in Pauline Prior (ed.), Asylums, Mental Health Care and the Irish: Historical Studies, 1800-2010 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2012), pp. 149-166.

Angela McCarthy, 'Future Directions for the Study of Migration and Ethnicity in New Zealand: Comparative, Transnational, and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Records of Insanity', Journal of New Zealand Studies, 2010, pp. 79-98.

Angela McCarthy, 'A Difficult Voyage', History Scotland, vol. 10, no. 4, 2010, pp. 26-31 (specially commissioned issue on the Scots in New Zealand).

 

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