From: Wynship Hillier <whi@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 15:56:59 -0600
colin holmes wrote:
> Yes, as someone who has worked in the mental health system in the UK and
> Australia since 1972, and as a student of the history of psychiatric
> services, I agree with you Doug. Despite the 'antipsychiatrists' and the
> 'consumer' movements, money was and still is the only deciding factor in
> these processes. As for Foucault - no impact whatever.
...and the money comes from ... government budgets, which are decided by ... a
political process, which is determined by ... the cultural zetigeist, as much as
anything else, which is influenced by ... intellectual works in circulation, among
other things ...