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Brown, Phil

Works: 17 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 9,352 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: RA790.6, 615.902
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Most widely held works about Phil Brown
Most widely held works by Phil Brown
The transfer of care : psychiatric deinstitutionalization and its aftermath by Phil Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phil Brown provides a comprehensive analysis of recent mental health policy and practice by focusing on three main themes: political-economic structures, the pitfalls of professionalism, and institutional obstacles to adequate care
No safe place : toxic waste, leukemia, and community action by Phil Brown( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A focus on a community's struggle for justice in the wake of the environmental contamination by local corporations. Readers will learn about how the residents of Woburn, Massachusetts discovered a childhood leukaemia cluster and eventually sued two corporate giants
Perspectives in medical sociology by Phil Brown( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives in Medical Sociology's central theme is that health and illness cannot be understood simply by looking at biological phenomena and medical knowledge. Rather, it is necessary to bring to bear a variety of political, economic, and cultural forces. Editor Phil Brown takes this focus on large-scale social structural factors - a macro-level approach to medical sociology - and links it with the equally important micro-level approach that explores lay illness experience and the interaction between people and their health providers. The 36 readings represent a broad range of research methods, data sources, and perspectives - from public health, medicine, and epidemiology to political science, history, and anthropology - reflecting the diversity of material employed by medical sociologists
Radical psychology by Phil Brown( Book )

21 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health and the environment( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Preface: This special issue of The Annals addresses environmental health, an area that has become a very significant part of popular concern, government attention, and scientific research. What exactly do we mean by "environmental health"? The broadest definition would include the totality of unhealthy living and working conditions: bacteria and viruses in human waste; animal vectors for infectious diseases; surface water and groundwater pollution; air pollution from fires, vehicle exhaust, and incineration; chemical and petroleum product spills and explosions; and disasters, such as floods, hurricanes, and fires (which may be either natural, human caused, or human exacerbated). But that definition is broad enough to encompass virtually all disease-causing factors. I believe we are better off focusing on the health effects caused by toxic substances in people's immediate or proximate surroundings (soil, air, water, food, and household goods), a definition that mirrors most research and policy on environmental health. These are chemical-related, air-pollution-related, and radiation-related symptoms and diseases that affect groups of people in workplaces and communities. Focusing on toxic substances makes sense for several reasons. Toxic exposure has engendered much conflict, policy making, legislation, public awareness, media attention, and social movement activity. It leads to disputes between lay people and professionals, between citizens and governments, and among professionals. And toxic exposure demonstrates interesting and ongoing examples of social problems construction and political contestation concerning environmentally induced diseases
Illness and the environment : a reader in contested medicine( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Catskills : a century of Jewish experience in "the mountains" by Phil Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 34 essays, memoirs, fictions and songs, presenting a complex portrait of the Catskills - the hotels, bungalows, rooming houses and elaborate resorts in the mountains in New York State that catered to a mainly Jewish clientele, and where many great entertainers got their start
Mental health care and social policy( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward a Marxist psychology by Phil Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contested illnesses : citizens, science, and health social movements by Phil Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain. This interdisciplinary work engages with both public health policy and social science, asserting that science, activism and policy are not separate issues and showing how the contribution of environmental factors in disease is often overlooked
Social movements in health by Editor:Phil Brown( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken together, they illustrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to studying HSMs."--Jacket
Summer haven : the Catskills, the Holocaust, and the literary imagination by Holli Levitsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume provides for the first time a collection of writing that investigates the stories and struggles of survivors in the context of the Jewish resort culture of the Catskills, through new and existing works of fiction and memoir by writers who spent their youths there. It explores how vacationers, resort owners, and workers dealt with a horrific contradiction--the pleasure of their summer haven against the mass extermination of Jews throughout Europe. It also examines the character of Holocaust survivors in the Catskills: in what ways did people find connection, resolution to conflict, and avenues to come together despite the experiences that set them apart? The book will be useful to those studying Jewish, American, or New York history, the Holocaust and Catskills legacy, United States immigration, American literature, and American culture. The focus on themes of nostalgia, humor, loss, and sexuality will draw general readers as well."--
Health and social movements( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catskill culture : a mountain rat's memories of the great Jewish resort area by Phil Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A century ago, New Yorkers, hungry for mountain air, good food, and a Jewish environment combined with an American way of leisure, began to develop a resort area unique in the world. By the 1950s, this summer Eden of bungalow colonies, summer camps, and over 900 hotels were attracting over a million people a year. Born to a small hotel-owning family who worked for decades in hotels after losing their own, Phil Brown tells a story of the many elements of this magical environment. Catskill Culture recounts the life of guests, staff, resort owners, entertainers, and local residents through the author's memories and archival research and the memories of 120 others
No Safe Place - Toxic Waste, Leukemia and Community Action by Phil Brown( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Catskills Institute( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toxic exposures : contested illnesses and the environmental health movement by Phil Brown( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The increase in environmentally induced diseases and the loosening of regulation and safety measures have inspired a massive challenge to established ways of looking at health and the environment. Communities with disease clusters, women facing a growing breast cancer incidence rate, and people of color concerned about the asthma epidemic have become critical of biomedical models that emphasize the role of genetic makeup and individual lifestyle practices. Likewise, scientists have lost patience with their colleagues' and government's failure to adequately address environmental health iss
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Illness and the environment : a reader in contested medicine
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Brown, Phil

Brown, Philip M. 1949-

브라운, 필

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Perspectives in medical sociologyHealth and the environmentIllness and the environment : a reader in contested medicineIn the Catskills : a century of Jewish experience in "the mountains"Social movements in healthHealth and social movementsCatskill culture : a mountain rat's memories of the great Jewish resort area