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Classrooms and Clinics Urban Schools and the Protection and Promotion of Child Health, 1870-1930

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ISBN-10: 0813562392

ISBN-13: 9780813562391

Edition: 2013

Authors: Richard A. Meckel

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Classrooms and Clinics is the first book-length assessment of the development of public school health policies from the late nineteenth century through the early years of the Great Depression. Richard A. Meckel examines the efforts of early twentieth-century child health care advocates and reformers to utilize urban schools to deliver health care services to socioeconomically disadvantaged and medically underserved children in the primary grades. Their goal, Meckel shows, was to improve the children’s health and thereby improve their academic performance.Meckel situates these efforts within a larger late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century public discourse relating schools and…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 11/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English