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Health and the state : the development of collective responsibility for health care in Australia in the first half of the twentieth century

Thame, Claudia


The state in Australia was only minimally involved in health matters at the beginning of the twentieth century, its concern being al­ most entirely limited to environmental control. But advances in medical science particularly in the field of preventive medicine, an increasing awareness of the problems of ill-health and unfitness within the community, and the experience of the first world war forced the state to become far more concerned to preserve the health of its citizens. The first part...[Show more]

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Date published: 1974
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d827646f7


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