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Balancing the self in the twentieth century
Mark Jackson and Martin D. Moore

, professional interests, institutional arrangements and subject populations. Conversely, given Britain's broad political shifts from Edwardian liberalism to neo-liberalism over the twentieth century, notably via distinctive blends of conservatism and social democracy, a stable focus also makes it possible to assess the influence of political rationalities on histories of balance when actors and subjects remain broadly similar. Comparative consideration of balance and self in the US – particularly in Chapters 5 , 9 and 10 – enhances these reflections, offering the

in Balancing the self
Ian Kennedy, oversight and accountability in the 1980s
Duncan Wilson

without full ­disclosure of potential risks. Kennedy nevertheless believed that this small number of cases might, if successful, ‘ensure that standards of practice were established which met the approval of outsiders’.103 But he also noted that British courts ‘tend toward conservatism’ and would be Ian Kennedy, oversight and accountability in the 1980s 119 ‘reluctant to break new ground’ by departing from the Bolam ruling and judging medical conduct themselves.104 He proposed that consumerism in Britain should therefore ‘take another tack’. This involved the

in The making of British bioethics
The cultural construction of opposition to immunisation in India
Niels Brimnes

Copley, The Political Career, pp. 14, 161, 236; H. L. Erdman, The Swatantra Party and Indian Conservatism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967), p. 65. 75 The Hindu (14 February 1949). Important trials with BCG had been carried out on American Indians from the 1930s. See, Christian W. McMillen, ‘ “The

in The politics of vaccination
Britta Lundgren and Martin Holmberg

later studies, and the conservatism in recommending annual influenza vaccination lost its strength during the 1990s. New studies on the benefits of vaccinating older persons in institutions also made a case for increasing annual vaccination. In 1997, new recommendations were finally issued on annual influenza vaccination for medical risk groups and those aged 65 and over, harmonising Swedish policy with neighbouring countries

in The politics of vaccination
Jane Brooks

the home and raise families. Demobilised nursing sisters were therefore caught in the interstices of traditionalist hospital regimes with long hours, erratic off-­duty and limited options for living independently and post-­war conservatism that demanded that women should marry and bear children. In 186 Reasserting work, space and gender boundaries the absence of nurseries, and faced with the prospect of the double burden of home and professional work, many women, including nurses, had no choice but to return to the home and stay there. Notes 1 The Advisory

in Negotiating nursing
Bonnie Evans

the 1950s, enabling a revolution in social mobility. 1 These widespread internal changes were coupled with major shifts at an international level: Britain’s imperial strength was being vigorously contested, for example, by the Suez Crisis in 1956, and the global stage was set for the growth of new superpowers, in particular the USA. In many arenas, conservatism and attempts to

in The metamorphosis of autism