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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Being Able to Learn: Researching the History of a Therapeutic Community

Elaine Boyling.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 3591 words.

This article uses grounded theory methods to research the history of a therapeutic community and highlights the possibilities of ‘being able to learn’ as an aim for history of medicine...

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Investigating ‘Community’ through a History of Responses to Asbestos-Related Disease in an Australian Industrial Region

Cecily Hunter and Anthony D. LaMontagne.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 8819 words.

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The government of the State of Victoria has been slow to acknowledge the social costs of asbestos-related diseases (ARD) in the Latrobe Valley....

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‘The dangers attending these conditions are evident’: Public Health and the Working Environment of Lancashire Textile Communities, c.1870–1939

Janet Greenlees.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 11478 words.

This article examines the position of the working environment within public health priorities and as a contributor to the health of a community. Using two Lancashire textile towns (Burnley...

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Working Together? Medical Professionals, Gay Community Organisations and the Response to HIV/AIDS in Australia, 1983–1985

Shirleene Robinson and Emily Wilson.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 8695 words.

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the relationship between gay men, community organisations and the medical profession between 1983 and 1985 in Australia, a period when the key...

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‘I should have thought that Wales was a wet part of the world’: Drought, Rural Communities and Public Health, 1870–1914

Keir Waddington.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 12647 words.

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From 1884 onwards, Britain experienced a series of major droughts, which reached their peak in the ‘Long Drought’ (1890–1909). Despite being imagined...

‘Big White Chief’, ‘Pontius Pilate’, and the ‘Plumber’: The Impact of the 1967 Abortion Act on the Scottish Medical Community, c.1967–1980

Gayle Davis and Roger Davidson.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 12632 words.

The social history of abortion law reform and its aftermath have, in recent years, attracted increasing attention from historians, sociologists, and political scientists. However, previous...

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Care in the Community of the Mentally Disordered: The Case of the Guardianship Society, 1900–1939

Louise Westwood.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 7879 words.

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The independent, charitable Guardianship Society began providing foster-care for children with mental and physical disabilities in...

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Community Care in Perspective: Care, Control, and Citizenship

Steven Noll.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 852 words.

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Unimagined Community: Sex, Networks and AIDS in Uganda and South Africa

Alan Whiteside.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 736 words.

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Roberta Bivins, Contagious Communities. Medicine, Migration and the NHS in Post-War Britain

Becky Taylor.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 853 words.

Nancy G. Siraisi, Communities of Learned Experience. Epistolary Medicine in the Renaissance

Hubert Steinke.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 864 words.

Christopher Bonfield, Jonathan Reinarz and Teresa Huguet-Termes, (eds), Hospitals and Communities, 1100–1960

Sheila Sweetinburgh.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 1005 words.

Christian Berco, From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain

Allyson M. Poska.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 755 words.

Richard C. Parks, Medical Imperialism in French North Africa: Regenerating the Jewish Community of Colonial Tunis

Jessica Lynne Pearson.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 726 words.

bloodletting

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Bloodletting was performed on healthy members of religious communities at regular intervals throughout the year. It is described in monastic customaries and mentioned in visitation records,...

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‘Go and see Nell; She'll put you right’: The Wisewoman and Working-Class Health Care in Early Twentieth-century Lancashire

Francesca Moore.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10627 words.

This paper explores health care in one Lancashire working-class community during the golden age of biomedicine. Both the biomedical and alternative medical services available in the town...

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The Archives of the Pioneer Health Centre, Peckham, in the Wellcome Library

LESLEY A. HALL.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

This article gives a brief description of this important British experiment in health and community (1926–50) and the historiography relating to it. The archives, which are now in the...

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‘Where is the Fault?’: The Starvation of Edward Cooper at the Isle of Wight Workhouse in 1877

Kim Price.

in Social History of Medicine

February 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9466 words.

Edward Cooper was a disabled pauper who died of starvation in a workhouse ‘idiot’ ward. His neglect was the result of systemic problems, exacerbated by policy, and the poor law's free...

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Medicine of Senescence or Managing a Hospital System: The Resistible Rise of Geriatric Medicine in the State of Victoria

Cecily Hunter.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9157 words.

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This paper investigates the conditions in which geriatric medicine emerged in the state of Victoria between the late 1950s and the late 1970s. It...

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Discourses of Smoking, Health, and the Just Society: Yesterday, Today, and the Return of the Same?

PAOLO PALLADINO.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

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This paper locates the political impact of Bernie Ecclestone's controversial donation to the Labour Party, just before its election to government in...

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