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Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

T.N. Srinivasan (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the origins, rationale, and outcomes of India's economic reforms in the context of changes in the economy, polity, and society. Looking at India's development experience across ... More


KNOWING AND LEARNING IN ORGANIZATIONS

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The WHO Smallpox Eradication Program (1967-77) showed how cycles of sensemaking, knowledge creation, and decision making supported by a matrix of information management practices enabled the ... More


A Salvage Ethnography of the Guinea Worm: Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic in a Disease Eradication Program

Amy Moran-Thomas

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes the program for the eradication of the guinea worm in northern Ghana as a launching point from which to examine the different epistemologies at work in global health initiatives. ... More


The Case For and Against Eradication Of Emotion

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Arguments for eradicating most emotions were the Stoic thesis that one misevaluates indifferents, the approval of serenity, and the point that pleasant emotions are inextricably tied to unpleasant ... More


Habitats for vectors of disease

D. Dudley Williams

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers the many disease-causing and disease-carrying organisms, chiefly invertebrates that live in temporary water habitats. Important examples include blood flukes (schistomiasis), ... More


Invasive species

Daniel Simberloff

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Daniel Simberloff presents an overview of invasive species, their impacts and management in this chapter. Invasive species cause myriad sorts of conservation problems, many of which are complicated, ... More


The CDC and Smallpox Eradication in West and Central Africa

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the challenges encountered by the Smallpox Eradication and Measles Control Program (SMP) in Central and West Africa. Carrying President Johnson's mandate to lead humanity's war ... More


A Global Great Society and the U.S. Commitment to Eradication

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells the story behind the start of the global effort to eradicate smallpox. On May 19, 1965, the World Health Assembly (WHA) passed Resolution WHA18.38, which devoted the assembly and ... More


Mutual Understanding and the Final Phase of Eradication

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the final phase of the global Smallpox Eradication Program (SEP). With momentum toward eradication building in 1972, D. A. Henderson, chief of the WHO's SEP, and his colleagues ... More


Epilogue: Celebrating a Complicated Legacy

Bob H. Reinhardt

in The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue considers the legacy of the global smallpox eradication program. It identifies the tension between the celebration of the disease's eradication and equivocation on the destruction of ... More


Lecture 1

T.N. Srinivasan

in Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws a distinction between the intrinsic and instrumental values of India's development. It argues that since long before independence, there was a consensus on the intrinsic ... More


Victorian Pain

Rachel Ablow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174464
eISBN:
9781400885176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The nineteenth century introduced developments in science and medicine that made the eradication of pain conceivable for the first time. This new understanding of pain brought with it a complex set ... More


Country-wide case studies: Brazil – A focus on conditional cash transfers

Ana Lúcia Kassouf

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is the first of three county-wide case studies examining the impact of national policies to tackle child labour. These policies are examined in the context of the public health model of ... More


Ambiguous Aftermaths

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights the effects of the French Revolution on the noble power. The French Revolution experience had shown that nothing of reform in the political world ought to be held improbable. ... More


The Poverty Eradication Action Plan

Kenneth Mugambe

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Uganda was a pioneer in designing a holistic, comprehensive development plan targeted at poverty eradication. The 1997 Poverty Eradication Action Plan was the original prototype ‘poverty reduction ... More


Smallpox

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The nineteenth-century history of smallpox has been largely neglected by historians in favour of that of cholera, yet it was in this period that the techniques were developed by which the disease was ... More


The End of A Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

Bob H. Reinhardt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624099
eISBN:
9781469625102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624099.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the mid-twentieth century, smallpox had vanished from North America and Europe but continued to persist throughout Africa, Asia, and South America. In 1965, the United States joined an ... More


A Shot at Protection: Immunizations Against Infectious Disease

Alan R. Hinman and Walter A. Orenstein

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Edward Jenner, an 18th century English physician, observed that milkmaids who had recovered from cowpox, did not have the facial scars of smallpox. In 1796, he demonstrated that inoculation of a ... More


Group Report: Developing an Eradication Investment Case

Kimberly M. Thompson, Regina Rabinovich, Lesong Conteh, Claudia I. Emerson, B. Fenton Hall, Peter A. Singer, Maya Vijayaraghavan, and Damian G. Walker

in Disease Eradication in the 21st Century: Implications for Global Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016735
eISBN:
9780262304207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the need to develop an eradication investment case (EIC) as a tool to facilitate the decision-making process involved in setting up an eradication initiative, and explores the ... More


Guidelines for Preparing an Eradication Investment Case

Damian G. Walker and Regina Rabinovich

in Disease Eradication in the 21st Century: Implications for Global Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016735
eISBN:
9780262304207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter, which describes ongoing efforts to develop guidelines for the development of an eradication investment case (EIC), first examines the process of preparing an EIC and then updates the ... More


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