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Bypassing Accident Proneness with Engineering

in Accident Prone: A History of Technology, Psychology, and Misfits of the Machine Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081175
eISBN:
9780226081199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081199.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses how people concerned with traumatic injury and safety found it so natural, as they were abandoning accident proneness, to turn instead to using engineering to meet the social ... More


The Streams Come Together in the Late 1920s and Early 1930s

in Accident Prone: A History of Technology, Psychology, and Misfits of the Machine Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081175
eISBN:
9780226081199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081199.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter evaluates mass transit in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The idea of accident proneness shifted many safety experts' attention to specific individuals rather than abstract factors such ... More


Conclusion

in Accident Prone: A History of Technology, Psychology, and Misfits of the Machine Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081175
eISBN:
9780226081199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081199.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter highlights a number of interpretive contexts, including: the history of accidents, the history of safety movements, the history of psychology, the strategy of individual treatment, the ... More


From the Health Care Workplace to the Health Care System: Learning from the United States and the United Kingdom

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter resituates in their national contexts the cases discussed in earlier chapters. In both the United Kingdom and the United States there are ongoing changes in the areas of accountability, ... More


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