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Health by association? Social capital, social theory, and the political economy of public health.
Three perspectives on the efficacy of social capital have been explored in the public health literature. A "social support" perspective argues that informal networks are central to objective andExpand
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The state of social capital: Bringing back in power, politics, and history
Cet article developpe une perspective historique des determinants du capital social aux Etats-Unis, en s'appuyant sur les travaux de Robert Putnam et de Michael Woolcock. En particulier, ilExpand
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The Importance of Social Intervention in Britain's Mortality Decline c.1850–1914: a Re-interpretation of the Role of Public Health
A controlled melt system for starting up a deep fat fryer using pulses of heat for melting newly packed or solidified fat therein without overheating or burning. Fry temperature once attained isExpand
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A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyone
Summary Most people in Africa and Asia are born and die without leaving a trace in any legal record or official statistic. Absence of reliable data for births, deaths, and causes of death are at theExpand
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The Genesis of the Registrar-General's Social Classification of Occupations
Those empirical sociologists in Britain who are concerned with social classification have tended to avoid any detailed evaluation of the long-established and ubiquitous official system. Such aExpand
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The idea of demographic transition and the study of fertility change: a critical intellectual history.
The position is argued that progress in the further study of fertility change rests on a reappraisal of the recent intellectual history of demography. Principally recognition needs to be given to theExpand
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The population health approach in historical perspective.
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  • Political Science, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 1 March 2003
The origin of the population health approach is an historic debate over the relationship between economic growth and human health. In Britain and France, the Industrial Revolution disruptedExpand
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Health and Wealth:: Studies in History and Policy
Today's complex policy problems cannot be understood by the social, medical, and policy sciences, alone. History is also required to interpret the present and to inform attempts to mould the future.Expand
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Economic Growth, Disruption, Deprivation, Disease, and Death: On the Importance of the Politics of Public Health for Development
OV1ER THE LONG TERM the processes of rapid economic growth seem to be strongly correlated with improvements in the prosperity and health of a society. Hence derives the commonplace notion thatExpand
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