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Effective school meal interventions: Lessons learned from Eat Well Do Well in Hull, England

Derek Colquhoun and Jo Pike

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

It is a truism to suggest that obesity has emerged as one of the most significant issues for public health policy in the last 10 years. Globally, an estimated 1.2 billion people are classified as ... More


Plato on Eudaimonia

A. W. Price

in Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609611
eISBN:
9780191731846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609611.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In various Platonic dialogues we meet phrases like ‘first friend’, ‘be happy’, ‘doing well’ used to connote a final end of action. Related goods may be useful instruments (but their use needs to be ... More


“An Individuality All Its Own”: Tourist City and Tourist Citizens, 1876–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the turn-of-the-century city guidebooks and urban sketches that promoted new ways of approaching and moving about cities, and which helped to create the tourist as a distinct ... More


Conclusion: A Nice Place to Visit

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the separation of spheres and the elaborate etiquette of refinement that seemed prudish rather than prudent to many well-to-do Americans in the early twentieth century. The ... More


Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality

Eugene Garver

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226283982
eISBN:
9780226284019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

What is the good life? Posing this question today would likely elicit very different answers. Some might say that the good life means doing good—improving one's community and the lives of others. ... More


Power, wealth and Catholic identity in Ireland, 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Catholic Ireland in the nineteenth century had its share of the rich and of middle-class arrivistes. One obsession for these classes was the education of their children. Although there was some ... More


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