Be Wise! Be Healthy!

Morality and Citizenship in Canadian Public Health Campaigns
 
 
University of British Columbia Press
  • erschienen am 1. Februar 2019
 
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  • Softcover
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  • 308 Seiten
978-0-7748-3719-4 (ISBN)
 

Catherine Carstairs is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Guelph. Her publications include Jailed for Possession: Illegal Drug Use, Regulation, and Power in Canada, 1920¿1961 and Feminist History in Canada: New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation, edited with Nancy Janovicek.

Bethany Philpott is a family medicine resident at Queen¿s University, Belleville-Quinte.

Sara Wilmshurst¿s research on the Health League of Canada sparked her interest in nonprofit organizations, and she now works in fundraising.

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Catherine Carstairs is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Guelph. Her publications include Jailed for Possession: Illegal Drug Use, Regulation, and Power in Canada, 1920-1961 and Feminist History in Canada: New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation, edited with Nancy Janovicek.

Bethany Philpott is a family medicine resident at Queen's University, Belleville-Quinte.

Sara Wilmshurst's research on the Health League of Canada sparked her interest in nonprofit organizations, and she now works in fundraising.
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Creating Healthy Citizens

1 "Tell Your Children the Truth": The Canadian Social Hygiene Council and Venereal Disease Education

2 Expanding the Mission: Publicizing Public Health

3 "Stamp Out VD!" The Health League of Canada and Venereal Disease Education during the 1940s and 1950s

4 Preventing Sickness and Absenteeism: The Health League and the Workplace

5 "The Human Factory": Nutrition, Efficiency, and Longevity

6 Fighting Apathy and Ignorance: National Campaigns

7 "A Malicious, Mendacious Minority": Fighting for Water Fluoridation

8 Circling the Drain: The League's Slow Decline

Conclusion: The Successes and Failures of Preventive Health

Notes; Index

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