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Cultivating Health Jennifer Lisa Koslow

Cultivating Health

Jennifer Lisa Koslow

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781280492334
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220 pages
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Cultivating Health, an interdisciplinary chronicle, details womens impact on remaking health policy, despite the absence of government support. Jennifer Lisa Koslow explores community nursing, housing reform, milk sanitation, childbirth, and theMoreCultivating Health, an interdisciplinary chronicle, details womens impact on remaking health policy, despite the absence of government support. Jennifer Lisa Koslow explores community nursing, housing reform, milk sanitation, childbirth, and the campaign against venereal disease in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Los Angeles. She demonstrates how women implemented health care reform and civic programs and highlights womens home health care, urban policy-changing accomplishments, and pays tribute to what would become the model for similar service-based systems in other American centers.