Princeton University Library Catalog

Vaccine nation : America's changing relationship with immunization / Elena Conis.

Author:
Conis, Elena [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • ©2015
Description:
353 pages ; 24 cm
Summary note:
While vaccination rates have soared and cases of preventable infections have plummeted, an increasingly vocal cross section of Americans have questioned the safety and necessity of vaccines. In Vaccine Nation, Elena Conis explores this complicated history and its consequences for personal and public health.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-337) and index.
Contents:
Kennedy's vaccination assistance act -- Polio, measles, and the "dirty disease gang" -- How serious is mumps? -- Carter's childhood immunization initiative -- A mother's responsibility -- Tampering with nature -- Clinton's vaccines for children program -- Sex, drugs, and hepatitis B -- Vaccine risks and the new media -- Sex, girls, and HPV.
Subject(s):
VaccinationUnited StatesHistory20th century [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780226923765 (cloth : alkaline paper) :
  • 0226923762 (cloth : alkaline paper) :
LCCN:
2014009846
OCLC:
881386443
RCP:
C - S