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In search of health

Geoffrey Rose

in Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780192630971
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723551 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.003.0008
In search of health

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This chapter begins with a discussion of how populations change. It then explores the scientific justification for change, social engineering versus individual freedom, war as the biggest largest threat to public health, social and economic deprivation, and the responsibility for health.

Keywords: populations; public health; preventive medicine; social engineering; economic deprivation

Chapter.  7464 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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