アメリカにおける子どもの保健史:1880~2000年<br>Formative Years : Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000

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アメリカにおける子どもの保健史:1880~2000年
Formative Years : Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 304 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780472112685
  • DDC分類 618.92000973

基本説明

Examining the emergence of the fields of pediatrics and child health and offering case studies: the development of height-weight charts in the 1920s; "discovery" of the sexual abuse of children in the 1970s; and more.

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Alexandra Minna Stern is Associate Director of the Center for the History of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Culture at the University of Michigan. Howard Markel is the George Edward Wantz Professor of the History of Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, and Professor of History at the University of Michigan, and Director of the Center for the History of Medicine.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    vii
List of Contributors ix
Foreword xiii
Leon Eisenberg
Introduction 1 (22)
Alexandra Minna Stern
Howard Markel
Part 1. Pediatrics as a Specialty
Abraham Jacobi and the Origins of Scientific 23 (24)
Pediatrics in America
Russell Viner
For the Welfare of Children: The Origins of 47 (19)
the Relationship between U.S. Public Health
Workers and Pediatricians
Howard Markel
Technology in the Nursery: Incubators, 66 (25)
Ventilators, and the Rescue of Premature
Infants
Jeffrey P. Baker
Part 2. Standardizing the Child
Weight Charts and Well Child Care: When the 91 (30)
Pediatrician Became the Expert in Child Health
Jeffrey P. Brosco
Better Babies Contests at the Indiana State 121 (32)
Fair: Child Health, Scientific Motherhood,
and Eugenics in the Midwest, 1920-35
Alexandra Minna Stern
``I Was a Teenage Dwarf'': The Social 153 (32)
Construction of ``Normal'' Adolescent Growth
and Development in the United States
Heather Munro Prescott
Part 3. ``Discovering'' New Diseases in Children
Going to School, Getting Sick: The Social and 185 (23)
Medical Construction of School Diseases in
the Late Nineteenth Century
Richard Meckel
Pathway to Health: Juvenile Diabetes and the 208 (25)
Origins of Managerial Medicine
Chris Feudtner
The Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse in America 233 (27)
Hughes Evans
Framework as Prison: Interpreting Fetal 260 (23)
Alcohol Syndrome in the Late Twentieth Century
Janet Golden
Bibliography and Suggested Reading 283 (6)
Index 289