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The Measurement of Maternal Mortality

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explains the measurement of maternal mortality. Maternal mortality is defined in terms of the maternal deaths per 1,000, 10,000 or 100,000 births. It can be measured either by simply ... More


. Discrimination and Its Discontents: Protecting the Victims

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the forms of discrimination of AIDS patients and HIV infection high-risk groups in different developed countries, including the ways these countries are dealing with this ... More


. To Die Laughing: Gays and Other Interest Groups

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the social influence and movement among high-risk groups in society with regard to HIV/AIDS control and prevention programs. How nations responded to the epidemic depended on ... More


Why Trust the Nation-State?

Geoffrey Hosking

in Trust: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712381
eISBN:
9780191780738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712381.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

Economic developments since the late nineteenth century have impelled globalization, but at the same time the trust vested in the nation-state has also become stronger. In addition to its existing ... More


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