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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1001–1024.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Sylvia N. Tesh Conventional public health wisdom holds that the end of the nineteenth century saw a dramatic change in beliefs about what causes disease, as early convictions about the importance of broad social factors gave way to a concentration on microorganisms. I argue, however, that in both...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1025–1031.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Medicine. London: Churchill. Commentary Finding a Function for Public Health: Disease Theory or Political Philosophy? Christopher Hamlin University of Notre Dame In her...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 1046–1051.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Howard A. Palley Constance A. Nathanson. Disease Prevention as Social Change: The State, Society, and Public Health in the United States, France, Great Britain, and Canada. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007. 328 pp. $37.50 cloth. © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 341–355.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Daniel M. Fox HIV infection is now perceived as the end stage of a chronic disease that is spreading most rapidly among blacks and Hispanics. The politics of the HIV epidemic in the 1980s were dominated by four interacting factors: fear and fascination; who had the disease and to whom it seemed to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 605–613.
Published: 01 June 1991
.... Fingarette , H. 1990 . We Should Reject the Disease Concept of Alcoholism. Harvard Medical School Mental Health Letter 6 ( 8 ): 4 -6. Kuhn , T. 1962 . The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. 1st ed. Chicago: University of Chicago press. Stone , D. 1984 . The Disabled State...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 583–586.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Howard M. Leichter Sylvia Noble Tesh, Hidden Arguments: Political Ideology and Disease Prevention (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1988), 215 pp., $30.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 Book Reviews 583...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 753–757.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Sylvia N. Tesh Barbara Ellen Smith, Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle over Black Lung Disease (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987), 270 pp., $24.95. Peter S. Barth, The Tragedy of Black Lung: Federal Compensation for Occupational Disease (Kalamazoo, MI: W. E...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 729–772.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Elizabeth M. Armstrong; Daniel P. Carpenter; Marie Hojnacki Diseases capture public attention in varied ways and to varying degrees. In this essay, we use a unique data set that we have collected about print and broadcast media attention to seven diseases across nineteen years in order to address...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 368–374.
Published: 01 April 1980
...: Brunner/Mazel, Inc., 1978), 273 pp. Copyright © 1980 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Review Essays Choices Posed by Alternative Treatment Modalities for End Stage Renal Disease Louanne Kennedy, BaruchCollegelMt. Sinai School of Medicine, The City of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Sylvia Tesh This article distinguishes three current theories that purport to account for the etiology of chronic diseases: a germ theory, a lifestyle theory and an environmental theory. Since each of these proposals about disease causality implies a different locus of responsibility for disease...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 965–967.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Lois M. Verbrugge E. J. Clegg and J. P. Garlick, eds., Disease and Urbanization : Volume 20, Symposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology (London: Taylor & Francis Ltd., 1980), 171 pp., $22.25. Distributed in the U.S. by Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. Copyright...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Troyen A. Brennan; Robert F. Carter How to evaluate and apply probabilistic scientific evidence that cancer (or other diseases) have been caused by chemical substances (or other environmental agents) constitutes a critical problem which must be addressed by legal institutions. This article analyzes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 670–673.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Jacqueline Karnell Corn David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz. Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth-Century America . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991. 229 pp. $29.95 cloth. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 References...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 165–185.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Tony Barnett; Corinna Sorenson Infectious diseases are a long-standing and continuing threat to health and welfare, with their containment dependent on national disease surveillance and response capacities. This article discusses infectious disease surveillance in the United States and the United...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Rick Mayes; Thomas R. Oliver Why is it so politically difficult to obtain government investment in public health initiatives that are aimed at addressing chronic disease? This article examines the structural disadvantage faced by those who advocate for public health policies and practices to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Lars Thorup Larsen Since the 1970s public health policy has attempted to counter the rise of chronic diseases by getting individuals to make healthy choices about smoking, alcohol, diet, and physical exercise. Inspired by the so-called new perspective of the 1974 Lalonde report, this shift from...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 887–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Scott L. Greer; Margitta Mätzke Communicable disease control might be one of the oldest and most important functions of the modern state, but it receives very little attention today. This article introduces a special issue on the Europeanization of communicable disease control politics in Europe...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
... 9 . Editor’s Note The Power of Ideas — Cost Effectiveness, Public Participation, and Fighting Disease As I sit down to write this editorial note, the US presidential campaign is upon us, and we are all deluged with a heavy dose of symbolic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 935–954.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Heather A. Elliott; David K. Jones; Scott L. Greer Understanding both the current performance of communicable disease control in Europe and the scale of the differences among systems is crucial to understanding its present performance and possible Europeanization. We attempt to identify the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 967–976.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Margitta Mätzke This commentary discusses the causes and consequences of diversity in how European countries organize communicable disease control. Drawing on the historical record of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it first reviews the main explanations of that diversity, with a...