Princeton University Library Catalog

Public health in Asia and the Pacific : historical and comparative perspectives / edited by Milton J. Lewis and Kerrie L. MacPherson.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Description:
xi, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies ; 11. [More in this series]
  • Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies ; 11
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Public health in Asia and the Pacific : an introduction / Milton J. Lewis and Kerrie L. MacPherson -- Invisible borders : Hong Kong, China and the imperatives of public health / Kerrie L. MacPherson -- History of public health in modern Japan : the road to becoming the healthiest nation in the world / Masahira Anesaki -- A history of public health in Korea / In-Sok Yeo -- History of public health in modern India : 1857-2005 / Radhika Ramasubban -- Public health in Thailand : changing medical paradigms and disease patterns in political and economic context / Paul T. Cohen -- 'Could confinement be humanised'? : a modern history of leprosy in Vietnam / Laurence Monnais -- Conflict and collaboration in public health : the Rockefeller Foundation and the Dutch colonial government in Indonesia / Terence H. Hull -- The political determinants of public health in Timor-Leste : foreign domination and the path to independence / Sue Ingram -- From colonial economy to social equity : history of public health in Malaysia / Kai Hong Phua and Mary Lai Lin Wong -- From colony to global city : public health strategies and the control of disease in Singapore / Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Kai Hong Phua, and Kelly Fu -- Public health and the clash of cultures : the Philippine cholera epidemics / Willie T. Ong -- Public health in Australia from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century / Milton J. Lewis -- Papua New Guinea : epidemiological transition, public health and the Pacific / Vicki Luker -- History of public health in Pacific Island countries / Richard Taylor.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780415359627 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0415359627 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780203007563 (ebk.)
  • 0203007565 (ebk.)
LCCN:
2007014083
OCLC:
123053467
Other standard number:
  • 40015581445
Related name:
RCP:
C - S