International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Anthropology Science | Greece | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016


?he Cultural Construction of the different Other: Expanding Foucault's Theory

Alexandros Argyriadis


Abstract: This study is focused on the perception and understanding of the psychopath, in modern Greece as well as the historical division between normal and abnormal. In this way madness can be the way of the cultural construction of every different Other. Influenced by the recent financial crisis and its effects to psychiatry, it is interesting to see the experience of mental ill patients. This research is based on long term ethnographic research in Greek psychiatric clinics and the results confirmed the main hypothesis that the psychopath is culturally constructed and led to critical conclusions about theoretical and methodological phrames that are used for the study of similar topics. This stu


Keywords: Cultural construction, psychopath, psychiatry, mental health, Greece, Foucault


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,


Pages: 2002 - 2007

?he Cultural Construction of the different Other: Expanding Foucault's Theory


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Alexandros Argyriadis, "?he Cultural Construction of the different Other: Expanding Foucault's Theory", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV163922, Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016, 2002 - 2007, #ijsrnet

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