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- 2007Helman, Cecil.
- 2009Beauchamp, Tom L.; Coughlin, Steven S.; Weed, Douglas L.Historical foundations / Steven S. Coughlin -- Moral foundations / Tom L. Beauchamp -- Toward a philosophy of epidemiology / Douglas L. Weed -- Epidemiology and informed consent / Jeffrey P. Kahn and Anna C. Mastroianni -- Privacy and confidentiality in epidemiology : special challenges of using information obtained without informed consent / Ellen Wright Clayton -- Ethical issues in the design and conduct of community-based intervention studies / Karen Glanz, Michelle C. Kegler, and Barbara K. Rimer -- Ethical issues in the interaction with research subjects and the disclosure of results / Andrea Smith and Paul A. Schulte -- Ethical issues in public health practice / Robert E. McKeown and R. Max Learner -- Ethical issues in genetic epidemiology / Laura M. Beskow and Wylie Burke -- Ethics and epidemiology in the age of AIDS / Carol Levine -- Ethical issues in international health research and epidemiology / John D.H. Porter, Carolyn Stephens, and Anthony Kessel -- The institutional review board / Robert J. Levine -- Good conduct in integrity in epidemiologic research / Colin L. Soskolne ... [et al.] -- Ethics curricula in epidemiology / Kenneth W. Goodman and Ronald J. Prineas.
- 2006Barnes, David S.Introduction -- "Not everything that stinks kills" : odors and germs on the streets of Paris, 1880 -- The sanitarian's legacy, or how health became public -- Taxonomies of transmission : local etiologies and the equivocal triumph of germ theory -- Putting germ theory into practice -- Toward a cleaner and healthier republic -- Odors and "infection," 1880 and beyond -- The legacy of the twentieth century.
- v. 1-2, 1965-69.v. 1. Concepts and principles.--v. 2. Medical care appraisal.
- 2010Reid, T. R.Discusses successful health-care systems worldwide, disproving American myths of "socialized medicine" to find possible paths toward reform.
- 2007 SpringerGalea, Sandro.
- 2011Waitzkin, Howard.Empire's historical health component -- Illness-generating conditions of capitalism and empire -- The international market for health products and services -- Paths of resistance to empire in public health and health services -- Neoliberalism and health (with Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar) -- International trade agreements, medicine, and public health -- Macroeconomics and health -- The exportation of managed care -- Corporations, international financial institutions, and health services -- The "common sense" of health reform -- Stakeholders' constructions of global trade, public health, and health services -- Militarism, empire, and health -- Health and praxis : social medicine in Latin America -- Resistance and building an alternative future (with Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar).
- 2015 SpringerCastellani, Brian.The history of public health has focused on direct relationships between problems and solutions: vaccinations against diseases, ad campaigns targeting risky behaviors. But the accelerating pace and mounting intricacies of our lives are challenging the field to find new scientific methods for studying community health. The complexities of place (COP) approach is emerging as one such promising method. ℗ℓ Place and Health as Complex Systems demonstrates how COP works, making an empirical case for its use in for designing and implementing interventions. This brief resource reviews the defining characteristics of places as dynamic and evolving social systems, rigorously testing them as well as the COP approach itself. The study, of twenty communities within one county in the Midwest, combines case-based methods and complexity science to determine whether COP improves upon traditional statistical methods of public health research. Its conclusions reveal strengths and limitations of the approach, immediate possibilities for its use, and challenges regarding future research. Included in the coverage: ℗ℓ Characteristics of places and the complexities of place approach. The Definitional Test of Complex Systems. Case-based modeling using the SACS toolkit. Methods, maps, and measures used in the study. Places as nodes within larger networks. Places as power-based conflicted negotiations. ℗ℓ Place and Health as Complex Systems brings COP into greater prominence in public health research, and is also valuable to researchers in related fields such as demography, health geography, community health, urban planning, and epidemiology. ℗ℓ
- 2010McKay, Ramah; Ferguson, James; Malkki, Liisa H.; Yanagisako, Sylvia Junko.Based on twenty-four months of fieldwork, this dissertation explores how welfare -- the provision of social goods and supports -- is being configured through transnational medical intervention and public health policy in Mozambique. My research was concerned with how a variety of techniques, diagnoses, and criteria were used to mediate families' access to care and social supports as well as with the kinds of social and material opportunities these interventions made available. In a context marked by material scarcity far beyond the well-defined clinical criteria through which medical welfare supports were channeled, I was interested in how a variety of differently situated actors -- including health planners, donors, psychologists, counselors, and nurses, members of patients associations, volunteers, family members and patients -- defined, diagnosed, and accessed welfare needs. I also aimed to trace how legal and ethical norms structured and emerged out of these new welfare assemblages, and asked why and how contested, gendered family relationships came to be a privileged locus for these medical-social interventions. I investigated how planners, workers, patients and families negotiated institutional and everyday practices of care in order to understand how new modes of diagnosis, treatment, care, and social support for children and patients are taken up across a range of institutional and non-institutional sites. Based on this research, I argue that medical welfare interventions instantiate a new mode of governance in Mozambique, one in which the state not only provides services but also (even primarily) coordinates non-governmental endeavors and constitutes individuals and communities as available for humanitarian intervention. As a result, new forms of claims-making and claims-denying, including and beyond citizenship claims, are emerging in medical welfare spaces, as diagnoses of individual and community "vulnerability" become means of mobilizing new forms of care and material resources. Crucially, I suggest, these dynamics are shaped not only by contemporary development practice but also by historical legacies of colonialism, conflict and intervention that have shaped the politics of biomedical knowledge and transnational aid in contemporary Mozambique.
- 2007Ashcroft, Richard E.
- 2012 SpringerDunn, James R.; O'Campo, Patricia.Explanations, philosophy and theory in health inequalities research: towards a critical realist approach -- Values and social epidemiologic research -- Population-based data and community empowerment -- Differences that matter -- Context -- Place-based stress and chronic disease: a systems view of environmental determinants -- How goes the neighbourhood? Rethinking neighbourhoods and health research in social epidemiology -- Application of two schools of social theory to neighbourhood, place and health research -- Locating politics in social epidemiology -- Research tools in action -- Structural violence and structural vulnerability within the risk environment: theoretical and methodological perspectives for a social epidemiology of HIV risk among injection drug users and sex workers -- Realist review methods for complex health problems -- Addressing health equalities in social epidemiology: learning from evaluation(s) -- Making a difference -- Knowledge translation and social epidemiology: taking power, politics and values seriously -- Community-academic partnerships and social change -- Producing more relevant evidence: applying a social epidemiology research agenda to public health practice.
- 2013Cockerham, William C.
- 2012 OxfordCocks, Geoffrey.This volume explores and analyses the experience of illness in Nazi Germany, focusing on the issues surrounding constraint and agency, persecution, pain, injury, madness, enslavement, and historical memory and amnesia.
- 2009 ebraryHall, Peter A.; Lamont, Michèle.Why are some societies more successful than others at promoting individual and collective well-being? This book integrates recent research in social epidemiology with broader perspectives in social science to explore why some societies are more successful than others at securing population health. It explores the social roots of health inequalities, arguing that inequalities in health are based not only on economic inequalities, but on the structure of social relations. It develops sophisticated new perspectives on social relations, which emphasize the ways in which cultural frameworks as well as institutions condition people's health. It reports on research into health inequalities in the developed and developing worlds, covering a wide range of national case studies, and into the ways in which social relations condition the effectiveness of public policies aimed at improving health.
- Teleky, Ludwig.t. 1. Die medizinalstatistischen Grundlagen : Sterblichkeit, Todesursachen, Geburten, Körperbeschaffenheit in Stadt und Land und in verschiedenen Wohlstandsstufen ; Einfluss des Berufes auf Sterblichkeit und Erkrankungshäufigkeit ; Krankenkassenstatistik.Also available: Print – 1914-
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