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Uruguay’s Child Rights Approach to Health: What Role for Civil Registration?

Anne-Emanuelle Birn

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1934 the Uruguayan legislature passed a ‘Children's Code’, perhaps the first national code explicitly to stipulate that ‘every child has a right to know who are his parents’. This chapter explores ... More


Too Much Information? Too Little Coordination? (Civil) Registration in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Andreas Fahrmeir

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the conflict between the Liberal-Protestant state and the Catholic Church (Kulturkampf), Germany introduced a system of registration of births, marriages, and deaths by public authorities. ... More


The Linguistic Construction of Social and Medical Categories in the Work of the English General Register Office, 1837–1950

Edward Higgs

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Examines the classification systems and nosologies that were developed by the General Register Office in London in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in terms of modern linguistic analysis. ... More


Public Information, Private Lives: Dr James Craufurd Dunlop and the Collection of Vital Statistics in Scotland, 1904–30

Gayle Davis and Rosemary Elliot

in Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Medicine, law and public policy intersect in the history of the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS), and nowhere more so than in the career of Dr James Crauford Dunlop. From his appointment ... More


Registering the Volksgemeinschaft: Civil Status in Nazi Germany 1933–9*

Jane Caplan

in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199689590
eISBN:
9780191768316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689590.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Civil registry offices are part of a largely disregarded apparatus of state registration, which was one of the foundations for the practical implementation of racial as well as social sorting in Nazi ... More


Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Identities

Christopher Pollitt

in New Perspectives on Public Services: Place and Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199603831
eISBN:
9780191806797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199603831.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the evolution of civil registration in several European countries over a period since the 1960s. It focuses on changes in place and technology, as well as the interactions ... More


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Local Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Mid-Nineteenth Century Scotland

Anne Cameron

in Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Compulsory civil registration of vital events in Scotland commenced in 1855, and was overseen by the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS). Local registrars, elected by the parochial boards, ... More


Data on Health: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why Does it Matter

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

What do health data tell us and why do they matter so much? While a political economy approach to health can help to identify the factors that affect health and health inequities in theoretical ... More


The Communist Party between State and Church: Soviet Atheism and Socialist Rituals

Victoria Smolkin

in A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691174273
eISBN:
9781400890101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174273.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how socialist rituals became the Soviet state's main ideological weapon in the battle against religion. It first considers the Bolsheviks' secularization of Soviet life after ... More


Creating the FLN Counter-state

Neil Macmaster

in War in the Mountains: Peasant Society and Counterinsurgency in Algeria, 1918-1958

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198860211
eISBN:
9780191892400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860211.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the rural population responded to the presence of FLN forces in their midst. Internal FLN documents captured by the French in September 1957 for kasma 4311, a grouping of ... More


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