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Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

J.A. English-Lueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

As the great American work-benefit experiment erodes, companies are increasingly asking people to take responsibility for managing their own health. There is no question that work and health are ... More


Cultural Landscape:: Creating a Culture of Health through Antimalaria Education and Propaganda

in Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, which focuses on the creation of a culture of health in Palestine through antimalaria education and propaganda, discusses the success of Zionist antimalaria campaigns in transforming ... More


Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Alonzo L. Plough

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book concerns the importance of achieving health equity throughout the United States. Its publication is timely, given the major challenges in American health care in recent years. These include ... More


Employers as Shapers of Health

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses the role of employers as Culture of Health mediators. With their significant influence over the lives of their workforce, employers have the authority to make choices that ... More


Introduction

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s third annual Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health conference on the Gila River Indian Community in ... More


Cultural Psychology and the Globalization of Western Psychiatric Practices

Randall Horton

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This paper examines key institutional and economic forces driving the rapid extension of the use of Western models of diagnosing and treating mental illness into all corners of the developing world. ... More


Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of Progress: Insights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Alonzo L. Plough (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The world is currently in the midst of unprecedented challenges—from the impacts of climate change and the humanitarian crisis of forced migration, to the rise of nationalism and epidemic growth of ... More


Conclusion

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter looks at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) renewed resolve to highlight connections, rather than differences, when it talks about common problems, and to take ... More


How Media Shapes the Public Discourse and Influences Health

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the multiple roles of modern media in determining not only what consumers know, but also how and what they think. The exponential growth of ideologically driven cable channels ... More


Climate Change, Environmental Stressors, and Resilience

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the immediate effects and aftermath of disasters. Adverse environmental conditions resulting from climate change and human-made disasters are an increasingly serious health ... More


The Opioid Epidemic: Busting Myths and Sharing Solutions

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the unprecedented public health crisis of opioid addiction and deaths by overdose. The opioid epidemic demonstrates just how far many regions are from achieving a Culture of ... More


The Stories the Numbers Do Not Tell: Measuring and Monitoring Well-Being in a Culture of Health

Carol Graham

in Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of Progress: Insights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the measurement of well-being in a Culture of Health. The aggregate numbers and standard measures typically used to measure progress—growth rates, unemployment figures, and ... More


From Vital Magnetism to Vertebral Vitalism

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The third chapter presents the steps by which early chiropractic became an organized system of health care: the elaboration of chiropractic theories, the establishment of training institutes like the ... More


Disrupting the Cycle of Incarceration

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the root causes for the high rate of incarceration in the United States and its health-damaging consequences. Reducing incarceration levels, particularly in communities of color ... More


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