Disease Prevention as Social Change: The State, Society, and Public Health in the United States, France, Great Britain, and Canada

Disease Prevention as Social Change: The State, Society, and Public Health in the United States, France, Great Britain, and Canada

by Constance A Nathanson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871546456
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

CONSTANCE A. NATHANSON is a professor in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS PART I. SETTING THE STAGE1-69 Chapter 1. Introduction 1 Chapter 2. The 19th Century: from Miasmas to Microbes35 PART II. STORIES OF PUBLIC HEALTH. THE TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY70-167 Chapter 3. Infant Mortality $3.0. Introduction70 $3.1. U.S.77 $3.2. France88 $3.3. Great Britain100 $3.4. Canada115 Chapter 4. Tuberculosis $4.0. Introduction123 $4.1. U.S.127 $4.2. France138 $4.3. Great Britain153 $4.4. Canada161 Part III. STORIES OF PUBLIC HEALTH. THE LATE 20TH CENTURY168-325 Chapter 5. Smoking $5.0. Introduction168 $5.1. U.S.182 $5.2. France199 $5.3. Great Britain219 $5.4. Canada237 Chapter 6. AIDS/drugs $6.0. Introduction259 $6.1. U.S.266 $6.2. France281 $6.3. Great Britain295 $6.4. Canada309 PART IV. STRUCTURES, MOVEMENTS, AND IDEOLOGIES IN THE MAKING OF PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY326-411 Chapter 7. Engines of Policy Change: the State and Civil Society326 Chapter 8. Experts and Zealots355 Chapter 9. Political Cultures and Constructions of Risk373 Chapter 10. Conclusion395 References412-455

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