Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media
Producing Health in the Twentieth Century
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Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media by Virginia Berridge
Book DescriptionThis collection opens up the post war history of public health to sustained research-based historical scrutiny. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media examines the development of a new view of 'the health of the public' and the influences which shaped it in the post war years. Taking a broad perspective the book examines developments in Western Europe, and the relationships between Europe and the US. The essays looks at the dual legacy of social medicine through health services and health promotion, and analyse the role of mass media along with the connections between public health and industry. This international collection will appeal to public health professionals, students of the history of medicince and of heath policy
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415304320
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The contributors to this volume chart, and provide an analysis of, the development of a new view of 'the health of the public' and the influences which shaped it in the 20th century, in particular in the post-World War II years.
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Author Biography - Virginia Berridge
Virginia Berridge is Professor of History and head of the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. She has published books and articles on health and society in the twentieth century. Kelly Loughlin is a lecturer in History at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the main focus of her research is the history of health and medical communications in the UK.
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