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[Commentary] The McKeown debate: time for burial

Grundy, Emily ORCID: 0000-0002-9633-1116 (2005) [Commentary] The McKeown debate: time for burial. International Journal of Epidemiology, 34 (3). pp. 529-533. ISSN 0300-5771

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Identification Number: 10.1093/ije/dyh272


The work of Thomas McKeown, in one form or another, has for several decades featured on countless student reading lists and in virtually all Anglophone accounts of population change and the epidemiological transition. It has additionally provoked or exacerbated a range of fierce debates on the role of medicine, links between nutrition and health, the costs and benefits of industrial capitalism, associations between economic development and population growth, and the influence of bias on research and interpretation of research findings.

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Additional Information: © 2005 International Epidemiological Association
Divisions: Social Policy
Lifecourse, Ageing & Population Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2013 09:48
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2023 23:09

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