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General Health Status and Quality of Life

Ian McDowell

in Measuring Health: A guide to rating scales and questionnaires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195165678
eISBN:
9780199864034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Previous chapters have reviewed measurements that focus on specific aspects of health. This chapter reviews broad-ranging measures of general health and health-related quality of life. It opens with ... More


The Last Whig Government, 1846–1852

Peter Mandler

in Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Viewed from the outside, the prospects for a Whig government did not look good in 1846. The Whig party's will to resist coalition with the Peelites seemed very weak, as its liberal wing had grown ... More


‘This Complete and Excellent Act’, The Isle of Wight, The Huddersfield District, and The Local Government Act

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Local Government Act of 1858. It was a versatile piece of legislation, which could be adopted by any representative council, or body of commissioners, and places which ... More


1848–1858: Radicals, Palmerstonians, and Protectionists

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the passage of the Local Government Act of 1858, which abolished the General Board of Health. The drafting of a Bill to amend the Public Health Act of 1848 in such a way as to ... More


Bodies, Bodily Functions and Activities, and Hygiene

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores Lu Xun and Xu Guangping's own bodies and bodily activities and functions. When they first started to write to each other, the two rarely discussed bodies, bodily functions or ... More


Literature on health inequalities

Sandra Torres

in Ethnicity and Old Age: Expanding Our Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447328117
eISBN:
9781447328131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328117.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter aims specifically to describe what characterises the portion of the scholarship on the intersection of ethnicity/ race and ageing/ old age that focuses on health inequalities. This ... More


Health as a Value

Marek Tuszewicki

in A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764982
eISBN:
9781800853027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764982.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses how health is viewed and valued by the Jewish community. Popular views within the Jewish community on matters of health fell into three main categories of complaint: general ... More


New Challenges

Richard C. Crepeau

in NFL Football: A History of America's New National Pastime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043581
eISBN:
9780252052460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043581.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Roger Goodell was the best-prepared person to be the New Commissioner having served in every significant division of the NFL. Immediately he was faced with difficult issues starting with ... More


Young motherhood, perinatal depression, and children’s development

Cerith S. Waters and Susan Pawlby

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The aim of this chapter is to examine young women’s experience of mental health problems during the perinatal period. We shall argue that women who were young at the time of their transition to ... More


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