The Second Convict Age: Explaining the Return of Mass Imprisonment in Australia
- HistoryEconomic Record
Constructing a new series of incarceration rates from 1860 to 2018, I find that Australia now incarcerates a greater share of the adult population than at any point since the late nineteenth century.…
The three-legged race: A history of Physical Education, School Sport, and Health Education in New South Wales public schools from 1880 to 2012
Fertility and pregnancy care.
- MedicineAustralian journal of general practice
The most promising approaches to improve the lived environment for all are multilevel and focus on policy change, with participation from actors in multiple sectors, as well as the broader social determinants of health and the inherent drawbacks of modern urban living.
Sanitary improvement and mortality decline in Sydney, New South Wales, 1857–1906: drinking water and dunnies as determinants
- GeographyThe History of the Family
ABSTRACT Two corollaries of the rapid growth of Sydney, New South Wales, during the nineteenth century were degradation of the water supply and inadequate sanitation. Reform was slow to arrive: a new…
Epidemiologic Transition in Australia – the last hundred years
In the early decades of the twentieth century, Australia was a leader in the Epidemiologic Transition, but had lost this advantage by 1950, and differentials by state/territory, indigeneity and socio-economic factors identify the leaders and laggards in the transition.
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Social medicine in nineteenth century South Australia.
- MedicineCommunity health studies
Population and development : the demographic transition
The demographic transition and its related effects of population growth, fertility decline and ageing populations are fraught with problems and controversy. When discussed in relation to the global…
'Rules of simple cleanliness': the Australian health society 1875-1900
Death in Tasmania: Using civil death registers to measure ninteenth-century cause-specific mortality
Population health in transition.
- MedicineBulletin of the World Health Organization
Until recent times most deaths were caused by infectious diseases, degenerative diseases, or violence. Let us ignore violent deaths, as they can occur at any age. Infectious diseases are a threat…
The Demography of Victorian England and Wales: Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time
'Death is the cure of all diseases': using the General Register Office cause of death statistics for 1837-1920.
- MedicineSocial history of medicine : the journal of the Society for the Social History of Medicine
The series of cause of death statistics for England and Wales published by the General Register Office between 1837 and 1920 are a fundamental source for historians studying death and disease in this…
The epidemiologic transition theory.
- MedicineJournal of epidemiology and community health
The question remains whether the beginning and end of the epidemiologic transition should be based on trends in all cause mortality or on changes in cause of death patterns, and it is essential to investigate the historical changes in mortality much more thoroughly than has hitherto been done.
Australian Statisticians and the