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Author Szreter, Simon
Title Health and wealth : studies in history and policy / Simon Szreter
Imprint Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2005
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 人文社會聯圖  RA485 S97 2005    AVAILABLE    30600020047073
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA485 S998 2005    AVAILABLE    30530000843318
Descript xiii, 506 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Part I. History as critique : debating the McKeown thesis and the postwar policy consensus -- The population health approach in historical perspective -- The idea of demographic transition and the study of fertility change: a critical intellectual history -- The importance of social intervention in Britain’s mortality decline c.1850-1914 : a reinterpretation of the role of public health -- Mortality in England in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- Part II. Historical studies of the response to the public health challenges of economic growth in nineteenth-century Britain -- Urbanization, mortality, and the standard of living debate : new estimates of the expectation of life at birth in nineteenth-century British cities -- Economic growth, disruption, deprivation, disease, and death : on the importance of the politics of public health for development -- The G.R.O. and the public health movement in Britain, 1837-1914 -- The silent revolution in nineteenth-century government : the rise of local government expertise -- Part III. History and policy : from the past to the future -- Health, class, place, and politics : social capital, opting in and opting out of collective provision in nineteenth-century and twentieth-century Britain -- Health by association? social capital, social theory, and the political economy of public health -- Public health and security in an age of globalizing economic growth : the awkward lessons of history
Subject Public health -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History
Public health -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- History
Social medicine -- Great Britain -- History
Medical policy -- Great Britain -- History
Mortality -- Great Britain -- History
Public Health -- history -- Great Britain
Health Policy -- history -- Great Britain
History of Medicine, 18th Cent. -- Great Britain
History of Medicine, 19th Cent. -- Great Britain
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