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Environment and Infectious Disease in the 1980s: From Passive Smoking to AIDS

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses changes in policy and the scientific climate during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Concerns about the environment and epidemic disease re-emerged. New alliances were formed ... More


Medicating the Underclass? Pharmaceutical Public Health and the Discovery of Addiction

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Smoking and tobacco became an important ‘cross-over point’ for the incorporation of concepts of addiction into the public health mainstream. In the course of this accommodation, the definition of ... More


Medicine and the Media: Marketing Public Health in the 1960s

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the changes in public health during the 1960s and 1970s, particularly in terms of the relationship between medicine and society. Topics covered include the first report of the ... More


The Rise of Health Activism in the 1970s: The Health Pressure Group

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The emergence of media conscious public health activist groups in the 1960s and 1970s dealing with single issues such as smoking, diet, and heart disease or alcohol was a new development in this era ... More


Social Policy: Transforming Pensions, Challenging Health Care?

Markus Haverland

in Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262955
eISBN:
9780191734465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262955.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the Europeanization of German social policy, focusing on the sectors of old-age pensions and health care. It begins by establishing the specific properties of German social ... More


Expert Committees and Regulation in the 1970s

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the operation of systematic gradualism in the 1970s. It focuses on two committees: the Standing Scientific Liaison Committee of 1971 and the Independent Scientific Committee on ... More


1986: The Drugs Issue: AIDS Rises up the Policy Agenda

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

AIDS became a policy issue of the highest priority, indeed it soon became a matter of national emergency. Key members of the AIDS policy community, Philip Mortirner from the PHLS, Harold Gunson from ... More


Conclusion

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding chapter presents a summary of the discussions in the preceding chapter. These include the ‘systematic gradualism’ in public health in the period 1950s-70s; and the marketing of public ... More


The Ethics of America's Health Care Debate

Tsung-mei Cheng and Uwe E. Reinhardt (eds)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

American health policy is a paradox: it is extremely generous—as reflected by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990—yet neglects hard-working, low-income families such as those of poorly paid ... More


Public Health

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines public health programs under the Stalinist regime. It first considers Soviet health care within the context of social medicine and the state's role as guarantor of public ... More


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