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Paternal Incarceration and Infant Mortality

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

Infant mortality—the death of a child before the first birthday—is the most consequential of all of the outcomes considered in the book. Infant mortality and imprisonment in the United States share ... More


Narrowing the Infant Mortality Gap: Data Tools and Strategies for Improved Birth Outcomes

Shin Margaret Chao, Giannina Donatoni, Angel Hopson, Deborah Davenport, and Cynthia A. Harding

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Infant mortality (IM) is an indicator of community health. When confronted with a rise in the 2002 IM in one Los Angeles County region, the local Department of Public Health used several data tools ... More


African American Healthcare: Assessing Progress and Needs through Martin Luther King’s Perspective on Social Justice and Equality

Marcus L. Martin, Audrey E. Snyder, Jamela M. Martin, Taj’ullah Sky Lark, Hannah Firdyiwek, and Leslie Walker

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In Dr. King’s 1966 speech to the Medical Committee for Human Rights, he is quoted as saying “of all the forms of inequity, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.” Dr. King did not ... More


Folk devils and moral panics:: women and youth across a century of censure

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Stanley Cohen established the concept of moral panic in 1972 (Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers), and subsequently diverse scholars have explored its relevance for ... More


To Instill the Hospital Habit

Brianna Theobald

in Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the Save the Babies campaign, a pronatal campaign spearheaded by the Office of Indian Affairs during the Progressive Era to combat Indian infant mortality. The chapter addresses ... More


Health

Vincenzo Atella and Silvia Francisci

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Longevity is probably the most eloquent achievement in Italy’s history. In 1861 life expectancy at birth did not exceed 29–30 years, a testimony to the extraordinary backwardness of the country’s ... More


Children of the Great American Recession

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter seven examines the effects of the Great Recession on U.S. children. It opens with a discussion of various methods for measuring national well-being. Each measure, from Gross Domestic Product ... More


Women in the Archives: Situating Women’s Writings

Maroona Murmu

in Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

In order to contextualise texts produced by upper-caste, middle-class bhadramahila, and to get an overview of the condition of women in general in the Bengal Presidency, this chapter uses the ... More


Health Care

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

The U.S. Economy does Differ from Europe’s: a less regulated labor market, but also an economy that is more hemmed in than might be expected. By European standards, America has hardish-working ... More


Generations

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Chapter 7 looks ahead into the nineteenth century, when Jules married Sophie and Rosalie became a grandmother. It shows the ways Rosalie adjusted to a post-revolutionary world. She developed ... More


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