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The democratic road to health for all : the trade union movement as a public health actor

Carroll, Annie

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'Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organized efforts of society' (Acheson 1988 cited in Detels et al., 2009: 3). This continues to be the 'widely accepted' definition of public health (Detels et al., 2009: 3) and speaks to the active nature of public health, which is as much a social, economic and political pursuit as it is a medical practice or academic discipline. The broader public health constituency encompasses...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/150280

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