Mission and Method: The Early Nineteenth-Century French Public Health Movement

Mission and Method: The Early Nineteenth-Century French Public Health Movement

by Ann Elizabeth Fowler La Berge
     
 

This book argues that the french led the way in the nineteenth-century public health movement.See more details below

Overview

This book argues that the french led the way in the nineteenth-century public health movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521404068
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/25/1992
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Community, method, context; 2. The methodology of public hygiene; 3. The context of public hygiene: national public health policy; 4. Institutionalization: the health councils; 5. Investigation and moralization: occupational hygiene and industrialization; 6. Investigation and practical reform: public health in Paris; 7. Public health in Paris: investigation, salubrity, and social welfare; 8. Public health and public health movements: comparison and assessment; 9. Before Pasteur: hygienism and the French model of public health; Epilogue; Appendixes; Bibliographical note; Index.

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