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This chapter includes a published version of a blog piece from the Disrupting Inequalities series, 'At the edge-lands of mental healthcare, whose vulnerability counts?' with and author’s commentary on ‘Writing Through Mess’. It argues that ‘placing’ problems and writing through their sociomaterial mess is a productive means to materialise banal inequalities. This kind of writing can arrange stories in space and time so that ethical and moral tensions within them are not resolved or tidied up, but rather held ‘in place’.



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WRITING BANAL INEQUALITIES: How to Fabricate Stories That Disrupt


Cambridge University Press

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