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By Kim Ross
I have just finished reading a BBC article titled “How patients might design a psychiatric hospital” by Tom Heyden . I was very interested to hear the proposals that would contribute to the ‘ideal’ psychiatric ward, as this was essentially what I have attempted to uncover for nineteenth century asylum spaces. 1,118 more words
Partly finished housing in the notorious Residencial Francisco Hernando, Seseña, south of Madrid.
It’s always been easy to describe the Spanish as ‘fiery’ and ‘passionate’. But this cliché, often central to the propaganda of the Franco regime, is increasingly true, if in a different sense: ‘fiery’ and ‘passionate’ describes the indignation of the Spanish people at the corruption, sacking and theft that has occurred in their country during the democratic transition (1978 – present). 1,224 more words
Peter A. Hall & Michèle Lamont ask: What is the impact of three decades of neoliberalism on communities and individual lives?
What is the impact of three decades of neoliberalism on communities and individual lives? What are the sources of social resilience that allowed some groups to sustain their well-being in the face of neoliberal blast waves, while others suffered losses? 158 more words