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Emergency Management

Angelo J. Bellomo

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses emergency management in schools. The development of a comprehensive emergency response plan is key to ensuring a rapid and effective response to school emergencies. The ... More


The Search for Organisational Agility

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter asserts that, by drawing together learning points and key principles from private- and public-sector attempts to embed flexibility, agility, and adaptability into the everyday practices ... More


Healthcare Public Health: Improving health services through population science

Martin Gulliford and Edmund Jessop (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Healthcare public health is concerned with the application of population sciences to the design, organization, and delivery of healthcare services, with the ultimate aim of improving population ... More


From Accidents to Disaster

Stephen Doheny-Farina

in The Grid and the Village: Losing Electricity, Finding Community, Surviving Disaster

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089776
eISBN:
9780300133820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089776.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses accidents and disasters, and relates a fire accident that happened on January 30, 1996. It also discusses an ice storm in Potsdam. The chapter reveals that during the ice ... More


Authorization and Licensing

Anne Flanagan

in Telecommunications Law and Regulation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198807414
eISBN:
9780191927966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807414.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Licensing is a key aspect of telecommunications regulation. At a basic level, a licence permits a telecommunications provider to offer specified equipment, networks, and/or services, and often ... More


Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Anne Esacove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Stepping outside of the normal boundaries of HIV scholarship, Modernizing Sexuality shows how Western idealizations of normative sexuality and the power of modernity come together in U.S. prevention ... More


Prevention Strategies: Individualized and Bureaucratic Practices for Creating Modern Actors

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The analytic focus shifts from narrative to practice in Prevention Strategies: Individualized and Bureaucratic Practices for Creating Modern Actors. The chapter begins with a discussion of the most ... More


Tracing the Story of AIDS: An Introduction to Narrative, “African” AIDS and the U.S. Prevention Response

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The Introduction provides an overview of the historical, epidemiological, and theoretical underpinnings of U.S. HIV-prevention policy in sub-Saharan Africa and Malawi, specifically, as well of the ... More


Love Matches: The Policy Prescription for “Good” Sex

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Offering a novel conceptual form of narrative, Love Matches. The Policy Prescription for “Good” Sex explicates the idealized blueprint for prevention conveyed in U.S. policy discourse. This rarely ... More


Embodied Risk: Gender, Modernity, and Tradition

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Embodied Risk. Gender, Modernity, and Tradition introduces the risk narratives conveyed in official U.S. policy, as well as in prevention industry and everyday discourses in Malawi. These narratives ... More


The Sweetest Sex Possible … Under the Circumstances: The Everyday Prescription for “Good” Sex

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The prescriptive ideal conveyed through everyday talk in Malawi is the focus of The Sweetest Sex Possible…Under the Circumstances. Founded on collective solutions to the problem of AIDS and multiple ... More


Renarrating Good Sex and Redirecting Prevention

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Renarrating Good Sex. Redirecting Prevention identifies ways to improve the effectiveness of the current prevention policy and explores the economic and cultural forces that explain the widespread ... More


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