Researching health, justice and the capacity to endure— The work of Rita Giacaman and the Institute of Community and Public Health Birzeit University

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Researching health, justice and the capacity to endure— The work of Rita Giacaman and the Institute of Community and Public Health Birzeit University

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In this interview, Rita Giacaman, outlines an alternative approach to mental health research that relates to Foucault’s (1976) call for an ‘insurrection of subjugated knowledges’ (p.81). Building on Palestinian experiences of social suffering, and honouring local idioms, the work of the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, refuses to separate health from justice

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