The Rise and Fall of the Healthy Factory: The Politics of Industrial Health in Britain, 1914-60

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

byVicky Long

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This the first account of the emergence and demise of preventive health care for workers. It explores how trade unions, employers, doctors and the government reconfigured the relationship between health, productivity and the factory over the course of the twentieth century within a broader political, industrial and social context.

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This the first account of the emergence and demise of preventive health care for workers. It explores how trade unions, employers, doctors and the government reconfigured the relationship between health, productivity and the factory over the course of the twentieth century within a broader political, industrial and social context.

VICKY LONG Lecturer in British History at Northumbria University, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 8.9 × 5.64 × 0.88 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230283713

ISBN - 13:9780230283718

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Table of Contents

Introduction
War and Industrial Health: the Productive Alliance
The Rise of the Healthy Factory
Taking Responsibility: the Politics of Industrial Health
Tailoring Provisions for Individualised Needs
A National Industrial Health Service?
The Fall of the Healthy Factory
Conclusion