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The National Health Service In England: Some facts about general practice

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter considers the various reasons which help to determine whether the record of the Health Service is one of progress and success. Some of the more important ones become explicable only when ... More


Mental Health

Carles Muntaner, Edwin Ng, Haejoo Chung, Philipp Hessel, and William W. Eaton

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the needs for preventive measures to improve the unfair—and avoidable—living and working conditions that produce increased rates of mental disorders among poor workers, women, ... More


The Beveridge Report and the Implementation of the Welfare State

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the story of the 1942 Beveridge Report and the beginnings of the welfare state. The policies proposed by Beveridge and the 1945–48 legislation were logical extensions of ... More


Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More


The supply of blood in England and Wales and the United States

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter assesses the supply of blood in England and Wales and the United States. It presents the main national statistics in the increase in blood donation between the introduction of the ... More


Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Drawing on vast experience as an academic researcher and writer, the author develops a sociology of the research process itself, telling the story of how a research project is undertaken and what ... More


Incarcerated People

Ernest Drucker

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The United States has 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of all prisoners. At any given time, more than 7 million Americans are under the control of the criminal justice system. The U.S. national ... More


The Hospital and Its Patients1

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the significance of the hospital as a social institution. It is one of the most complex of social institutions — an institution which in recent years has grown immensely in its ... More


How Context Shapes the Experience of Staff and Residents in Residential Long-Term Care Settings

Carole A. Estabrooks and Stephanie A. Chamberlain

in Context in Action and How to Study It: Illustrations from Health Care

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198805304
eISBN:
9780191843419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805304.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes 10 years of research into organizational context in residential long-term care (LTC) settings. It focuses on this book’s first and third questions: What constitutes context for ... More


Public Mental Health

William W. Eaton and M. Daniele Fallin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Public Mental Health provides a comprehensive introduction and guide to the public health approach to mental and behavioral disorders, and to promotion of mental health. The volume’s chapter authors ... More


Provisioning of Education and Health in Public–Private Partnership (PPP) Mode

Kuldeep Mathur

in Recasting Public Administration in India: Reform, Rhetoric, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490356
eISBN:
9780199097036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490356.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter illustrates the consequences of privatization and public–private partnerships in delivering education and health services in India. The reasons for using PPPs in providing physical ... More


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