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Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Virginia Berridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book deals with changes in outlook of public health after the Second World War. Focussing on services, vaccination, and dealing with health issues at the local level, it can be seen that public ... More


Pathways to Care: Need, Attitudes, Barriers

Ramin Mojtabai, William W. Eaton, and Pallab K. Maulik

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines pathways to the service system and the effects of stigma on both access to and utilization of mental health services. It first presents an overview of the process of seeking ... More


Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Nicole Vitellone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the mid-1980s, the object of the condom became associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This book investigates the consequences of this shift in the object's meaning. Focusing on the US, ... More


32 and 37 inches – the healthy body and the politics of waist circumference: a governmental analysis of the Stop the Spread campaign

Fiona Dukelow

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on a the 2011 health promotion campaign Stop the Spread, part of which involved the distribution of measuring tapes to the population via pharmacies to encourage people to ... More


Introduction

Mary Augusta Brazelton

in Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739989
eISBN:
9781501739996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739989.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of how mass immunization programs made vaccination a cornerstone of Chinese public health and China a site of consummate biopower, or power over life. ... More


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