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Disease Prevention as Social Change The State, Society, and Public Health in the United States, France, Great Britain, and Canada by Constance A. Nathanson

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Health Policy,
  • Preventive Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Health promotion,
  • Medicine, Preventive,
  • Preventive health services

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8348346M
ISBN 100871546442
ISBN 109780871546449

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