The contested boundaries of American public health / edited by James Colgrove, Gerald Markowitz, and David Rosner.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008.
Description
viii, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Critical issues in health and medicine. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction. The Contested Boundaries of Public and Population Health / James Colgrove, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner -- Pt. I. Public Health in a Free-Market Society -- Ch. 1. Public Health and Economics: Externalities, Rivalries, Excludability, and Politics / Sherry Glied -- Ch. 2. The Limits of Relying on Employers in an Intersectoral Public Health Partnership / Dennis P. Scanlon and Marianne M. Hillemeier -- Ch. 3. Speaking for the Public: The Ambivalent Quest of Twentieth-Century Public Health / Nancy Tomes -- Pt. II. Contested Boundaries -- Ch. 4. Environmental Health as a Core Public Health Component / Phil Brown -- Ch. 5. Paternalism and Its Discontents: Motorcycle Helmet Laws, Libertarian Values, and Public Health / Marian Moser Jones and Ronald Bayer -- Ch. 6. Prevention Strategies and Public Health: Individual and Structural Prevention in Homelessness / William McAllister, Mary Clare Lennon and Isil Celimli -- Ch. 7. Dealing with Humpty Dumpty: Research, Practice, and the Ethics of Public Health Surveillance / Amy L. Fairchild -- Ch. 8. Health Production: A Common Framework to Unify Public Health and Medicine / Alvin R. Tarlov -- Pt. III. Public Health in the Post-9/11 World -- Ch. 9. The Challenge of 9/11 to the Ideologies of Population and Public Health / David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz -- Ch. 10. Public Health Preparedness: Evolution or Revolution? / Nicole Lurie, Jeffrey Wasserman and Christopher D. Nelson -- Ch. 11. Blown Away: Health Care, Health Coverage, and Public Health after 9/11 and Katrina / Beatrix Hoffman -- Conclusion. Public Health Takes on Gun Violence: A Dialogue on Contested Boundaries / Mark Rosenberg and Jeremy Travis.
ISBN
  • 9780813543116 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0813543118 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780813543123 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0813543126 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007033568
OCLC
165048875
RCP
C - S