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Journal of Social Science (Volume 16-20); Containing the Proceedings of the American Association (Paperback) Loot Price: R540
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Journal of Social Science (Volume 16-20); Containing the Proceedings of the American Association (Paperback): American Social...
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Journal of Social Science (Volume 16-20); Containing the Proceedings of the American Association (Paperback)

American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: TAPERS OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. I. ADDRESS OF THE CHAIRMAN, WALTER CHANNING, M. D. [Read September 6,1882.] During the past year, there have been hut few changes in the Health Department. At the Annual Meeting held here in 1881, Dr. Emily F. Pope, of Boston, was elected Secretary to take the place of Dr. Gushing. Later in the year, Dr. Pope found it impossible to give the amount of attention to her duties, that the position required, and her place was accordingly filled by the election of Dr. Eliza M. Mosher, superintendent of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women. The members of the Department being too widely scattered to hold meetings, they were corresponded with by the Secretary, with a view of ascertaining what subjects they thought it desirable to bring to the notice of the Association. In the replies received, several correspondents mentioned the subject of inebriety as one claiming special attention, and Dr. Lincoln, our former chairman, proposed as a subject, ? " The Influence of Places of Detention on the Health of Inmates." Dr. Lincoln wrote: " There is something to be said on both sides. Benefit accrues from regular habits and good diet. It may accrue from changed prospects . . . Injury may be supposed to come from the necessary restrictions, the silence, the moral depression, the absence of motive furnished by wages. But the chief point that I refer to is the question, whether the prisoner's surroundings are, or can be, made wholesome, consistently with discipline in a male prison ? " Dr. Lincoln asked if the subject had been considered with regard to the Massachusetts Reformatory Prison for Women. It so happened that it had been considered as a subject for a paper for this meeting, and we shall today have the pleasure of listening to Dr. Mosher's paper on th...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: American Social Science Association • Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 752
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85707-9
Barcode: 9780217857079
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-85707-8

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