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Les Politiques de l'expertise psychiatrique. : Enjeux, démarches et terrains

Abstract : In the judicial field, the psychiatric expertise is an object of controversy, called upon or rejected, but rarely studied for itself. With a political anthropology of mental health perspective interested in the social conjuncture (recidivism problem), professional logic (dangerousness assessment) and boundary practice (between medicine and prison), the programmatic aim of this article is to study the theoretical and methodological stake of a research on: i) the production of expertise files; ii) its judicial uses; iii) its consequences into the psychiatric treatment in prison and anywhere else. How does psychiatric expertise set up authority or, on the contrary challenged? What are the political stakes? From fieldworks, we can enlighten complexities of the politics of psychiatric expertise in the relation between judicial and psychiatric theories of personality, in one hand, ways of reception and application of the justice, on the other hand.
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Samuel Lézé. Les Politiques de l'expertise psychiatrique. : Enjeux, démarches et terrains. Champ Pénal, Champ pénal, 2008, 5, pp.1-11. ⟨halshs-00533399⟩

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