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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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Medicine in the community

William Bynum.

in The History of Medicine

July 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Medicine. 5921 words.

‘Medicine in the community’ examines the rise of public health in the nineteenth century, with its new concepts of state directives on healthcare and mass treatment and prevention...

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Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

Edited by Graham Thornicroft, George Szmukler, Kim T Mueser and Robert E. Drake.

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; History of Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology. 406 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health is the most comprehensive and authoritative review published in this field.

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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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“A Fine New Child”: The Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic and Harlem's African American Communities, 1946–1958

Dennis Doyle.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 15894 words.

In 1946, the Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic, a small outpatient facility run by volunteers, opened in Central Harlem. Lafargue lasted for almost thirteen years, providing the underserved...

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Enemies or Allies? The Organ Transplant Medical Community, the Federal Government, and the Public in the United States, 1967–2000

Mary Jo Festle.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

January 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 12778 words.

The transplant medical community in the United States has frequently been divided over the appropriate role of the federal government and of the public in matters related to organ...

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“Breaking the Chain of Poverty”: Family Planning, Community Involvement, and the Population Council–Office of Economic Opportunity Alliance

Jennifer Nelson.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

January 2014; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 11431 words.

The Office of Economic Opportunity–Population Council program is an example of a mid-twentieth-century federal government/private foundation cooperative effort to place family planning and...

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

Nancy Gallagher.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 841 words.

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.