Statement of responsibility: edited by Steve Sturdy
ISBN: 0203520173, 9780203520178, 9780415279062
Includes bibliographical references and index.
xiii, 290 p. : ill.
Routledge studies in the social history of medicine ; 16
Medical sociology; Health; Great Britain Social conditions History.; Social medicine Great Britain History.; Great Britain; Medicine
Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Also available in printed form.
- Steve SturdyIntroduction: Medicine, Health and the Public Sphere
- Part I: Public-Private Interactions
- 1. Margaret PellingPublic and Private Dilemmas: the College of Physicians in Early Modern London
- 2. Pamela K. GilbertProducing the Public: Public Medicine in Private Spaces
- 3. Andrew A. G. Morrice'Should the Doctor Tell?' Medical Secrecy in Early Twentieth Century Britain
- Part II: Voluntary Institutions and the Public Sphere
- 4. Adrian WilsonThe Birmingham General Hospital and its Public 1765-1779
- 5. Elaine ThomsonBetween Separate Spheres: Medical Women, Moral Hygiene and the Edinburgh Hospital for Women and Children
- 6. Martin Gorsky, John Mohanand Martin PowellBritish Voluntary Hospitals and the Public Sphere: Contribution and Participation Before the National Health Service
- 7. David CantorRepresenting 'the Public': Medicine, Charity and Emotion in Twentieth-Century Britain
- Part III: The State and the Public Sphere
- 8. Deborah BruntonPolicy, Powers and Practice: the Public Response to Public Health in the Scottish City
- 9. Christopher HamlinPublic Sphere to Public Health: the Transformation of 'Nuisance'
- 10. Logie BarrowIn the Beginning was the Lymph; the Hollowing of Stational Vaccination in England and Wales, 1840-98
- 11. Bill LuckinThe Shaping of a Public Environmental Sphere in Late Nineteenth-Century London
- 12. Steve SturdyAlternative Publics: the Development of Government Policy on Personal Health Care 1905-1911
- 13. Naomi PfefferFertility Counts: from Equity to Outcome