By Lawrence C. Rubin

ISBN-10: 0786460652

ISBN-13: 9780786460656

no matter if in videos, cartoons, ads, or maybe speedy nutrition advertising and marketing, psychology and psychological disease stay pervasive in pop culture. during this selection of new essays, students from a number fields discover representations of psychological disorder and disabilities throughout quite a few media of pop culture. members deal with how different types of psychiatric ailment were addressed in movie, on degree, and in literature, how pop culture genres are applied to speak usually complicated and conflicted relationships with the mentally sick, and the way renowned cultures world wide replicate psychological disorder and incapacity. Analyses of resources as disparate because the Batman motion pictures, Broadway musicals and Nigerian domestic video clips demonstrate how definitions of psychological ailment, psychological health and wellbeing, and of psychology itself intersect with discourses on race, gender, legislation, capitalism, and globalization.
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