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Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Home Front tells about the extraordinary transformation of North Carolina as a result of World War II. Emphasis is on the large number of military bases; selective service; rationing and the sale of ... More


The Front at Home – Beredskapstiden

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beredskapstiden – the stand-by period – was the defining term for the Home Front. As the Second World War raged outside its borders, Sweden experienced a calmer beredskapstid within. Swedes did ... More


Conclusions

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The under-researched social and economic history of the period concerns a period of isolation in which crime and the cost of living rose steeply; unemployment and emigration remained wearyingly high; ... More


Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Philip M. Rosoff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The healthcare system in the United States is the most expensive in the industrialized world, yet delivers very mediocre outcomes in such measures as equity, infant mortality, and longevity. In ... More


Feeding the Fortress: Malta, Summer 1942

Thomas Scheben

in El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165818
eISBN:
9781617971297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165818.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

how did the population of the small but strategically important island in mid-Mediterranean manage to hold-out under conditions of siege and near starvation? This chapter is an account of the trials ... More


Moral Policemen of the Domestic Economy

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The department of Supplies represented the apogee of centralised state intervention in Irish history, coming to control the production, distribution, and pricing of all commodities during this time ... More


Food and Poverty

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Indian government runs a massive program of buying food from the open market to maintain a buffer stock for times of shortage or high food inflation, and also to distribute subsidized food grain ... More


The “Evil” of Healthcare Rationing

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter introduces the concept of the need for organized healthcare rationing after first discussing the dysfunctions of the healthcare system in the United States: its disorder, gross ... More


Existing Rationing Systems: Organ Transplantation, Scarce Drugs, and Oregon

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter initiates the main argument by describing in detail three systems of open, formal rationing in American healthcare: solid organ transplantation, scarce drug allocation, and the Oregon ... More


The Cutoff Problem, or Where and How to Draw the Line

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter introduces various approaches for deciding what healthcare interventions it is reasonable to ration and how this might be accomplished. The discussion considers other approaches that ... More


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