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Communications and Politics

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An effective communications approach starts with a basic dictum set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Be first, be right, be credible.” Agencies must establish themselves as ... More


The Personal Is Scientific, the Scientific Is Political: The Public Paradigm of the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement

Sabrina McCormick, Phil Brown, Stephen Zavestoski, and Alissa Cordner

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the framework, history, and strategies of the environmental breast cancer movement, demonstrating the importance of understanding the fluidity of social-movement actors and ... More


Preventing the Next Crisis

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In a crisis and its aftermath, public health officials may have the opportunity to achieve lasting, positive reforms. There are three steps to such success. First, by responding swiftly and ... More


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