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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived

Maxwell Jones - A Memoir

Dennie Briggs

Part of the Community, Culture and Change series

Quick Overview

A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field.
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Paperback / softback
2002, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-740-8
$37.95
Ebook
2002, PDF, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-84642-376-5
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$37.95

Description

Beginning with their first meeting in 1956 and ending with Maxwell Jones' death in 1990, A Life Well Lived follows the growth of a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and tracks the evolution of therapeutic communities from their experimental beginnings to the established practices that exist today. As a close friend and frequent collaborator, Briggs is able to recount in detail Jones' revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons, communities and schools, and offers a rare and engaging insight into the mind of one of the most important pioneers in the therapeutic community field.

Authors

By (author): Dennie Briggs