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The arts of care in an asylum and community 1925-2004: Kenmore Hospital, New South Wales and Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory

Kordes, Doris


This thesis examines the arts of care in an asylum in New South Wales (NSW) and a mental health community in the Australian Capital Territory in twentieth-century Australia, and describes and compares a range of governmental responses for responding to persons deemed to be in need of care. The thesis explores similarities between twentieth-century Australian care techniques and the key principles underpinning a ‘care system’ that was developed over 200 years...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5c419d6142977


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