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Comparative Constitutional Law, Drug Control, Human Rights, Legal History, Mental Health
During the late 1960s psychiatry in the United States began to replicate the unrest in society at large and activism was a significant facet of that development. Just as widespread social movements across the country focused on the Vietnam War, civil rights for blacks and the advancement of feminism, there was also unrest among the nation’s mental...
Cannabis was legalized for recreational purposes in Canada on October 17, 2018. The push to overturn nearly a century of prohibition seemingly took place overnight after Justin Trudeau promised legalization as part of his 2015 federal election platform. Canadians were already familiar with debates for and against a policy change. Starting in the ea...
Much discussion about mental health has revolved around treatment models. As interdisciplinary scholarship has shown, mental health knowledge, far from being a neutral product detached from the society that generated it, was shaped by politics, economics and culture. By drawing on case studies of yoga, religion and fitness, this article will examin...