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The following is a recent selection of publications from our members, in collaboration or individually, and represent the breadth of research and outputs of the Centre.

2019

Berridge, V and Taylor, S. (2019) 'The problems of commissioned oral history: the swine flu 'crisis' of 2009'. Oral History, Vol 47, No. 2, pp 86-94.

Berridge, V. (2019) 'The cannabis conundrum', History Magazine, November, pp. 10-11. 

Clark, P. (2019) ‘Problems of Today and Tomorrow’: Prevention and the National Health Service in the 1970s Social History of Medicine, doi: 10.1093/shm/hkz018.

Hannah. J. Elizabeth, Gareth Millward and Alex Mold. (2019) ‘Injections-While-You-Dance’: Press Advertisement and Poster Promotion of the Polio Vaccine to British Publics, 1956-1962, Cultural and Social History,https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14780038.2019.1586061

MacGregor, S. (2019)  ‘Money matters: Resource allocation, alcohol and other drugs and neo-liberal austerity in the UK – Commentary on Ritter and van de Ven,’  Drug and Alcohol Review: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.12901

MacGregor, S. (2019) International and Interdisciplinary Insights into Evidence and Policy (edited with Linda Hantrais and Ashley Thomas Lenihan) Routledge, paperback edition

Millward, Gareth. (2019) Vaccinating Britain: Mass Vaccination and the Public Since the Second World War. United Kingdom: Manchester University Press.

Mold, Alex, Peder Clark, Gareth Millward & Daisy Payling, Placing the Public in Public Health in Post-War Britain, 1948–2012 (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Mold, Alex and Elizabeth, Hannah, ‘Superman vs. Nick O’Teen: anti-smoking campaigns and children in 1980s Britain’, Palgrave Communications 5:1 (2019) pp. 1-12.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-019-0326-6

Nelson, Erica; (2019) ‘I’m Not that Kind of Doctor.’ On Being In-Between in a Global Health Intervention. Anthropology in Action, 26 (1). pp. 12-20. ISSN 0967-201X DOI: https://doi.org/10.3167/aia.2019.260102

2018

Virginia Berridge, Addiction Lives: Thomas F. Babor. Addiction,  113 (2018) 185–188

Janet Weston, Virginia Berridge, ‘AIDS Inside and Out: HIV/AIDS and Penal Policy in Ireland and England & Wales in the 1980s and 1990s’, Social History of Medicine 2018 https://doi.org/10.1093/shm/hky090

Stephen M. Davies, Rothschild reversed: explaining the exceptionalism of biomedical research, 1971-1981. British Journal for the History of Science, 2018: 1-21

Martin Gorsky, and Christopher Sirrs, The Rise and Fall of “Universal Health Coverage” as a Goal of International Health Politics, 1925–1952, American Journal of Public Health. Published Online: January 18, 2018.

John Manton, and Martin Gorsky. “Health Planning in 1960s Africa: International Health Organisations and the Post-Colonial State.” Medical History 62, no. 4 (October 2018): 425–48. https://doi.org/10.1017/mdh.2018.41

Anne Hardy, ‘Collateral Benefits: Food Poisoning Agents and Their Therapeutic Applications’, in Ole Grell, Andrew Cunningham and Jon Arrizabalaga eds, It All Depends on the Dose: Poison and Medicine in European History, London: Routledge, 2018

John Manton, and Martin Gorsky. “Health Planning in 1960s Africa: International Health Organisations and the Post-Colonial State.” Medical History 62, no. 4 (October 2018): 425–48. https://doi.org/10.1017/mdh.2018.41

Gareth Millward, (2018). A history with web archives, not a history of web archives: A history of the British measles–mumps–rubella vaccine crisis, 1998–2004. In Brügger N, Milligan I. (Ed.), SAGE Handbook of Web History  (pp. 464-478). Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

Alex Mold, ‘Exhibiting good health: public health exhibitions in London, 1948-1971’Medical History, 62:1 (2018) pp. 1-26. doi: 10.1017/mdh.2017.72

Alex Mold, (2018). Framing drug and alcohol use as a public health problem in Britain: past and present. Nordisk alkohol- & narkotikatidskrift: NAT, 35(2), pp. 93-99. doi: 10.1177/1455072518765836

Martin Gorsky, and Christopher Sirrs, The Rise and Fall of “Universal Health Coverage” as a Goal of International Health Politics, 1925–1952, American Journal of Public Health. Published Online: January 18, 2018.

Janet Weston, Virginia Berridge, ‘AIDS Inside and Out: HIV/AIDS and Penal Policy in Ireland and England & Wales in the 1980s and 1990s’, Social History of Medicine 2018 https://doi.org/10.1093/shm/hky090

2017

Anderson, S.C. (2017) ‘A Scottish Veterinary Remedy for an Irish Cattle Problem: The Rise and Fall of Davidson’s Red Water Cure 1872 to 1938’, Veterinary History, 19(1): 24-44.

Anderson, S.C. (2017) ‘The rejection of tradition in favour of experience: The publication of British pharmaceutical texts abroad 1670 to 1890,’ Pharmaceutical Historian. 47(2): 21-32.

Anderson, S.C. (2017) ‘Pharmacy and the Great War: The ‘Anti-microbe Corps’, Gas Masks and ‘Forced March’ Tablets’, Medical Historian, 27: 3-19.

Virginia Berridge, H-Diplo Article Review on John Collins. “Breaking the Monopology System: American Influence on the British Decision to prohibit Opium Smoking and End its Asian Monopolies, 1939-1945”. The International History Review, 39:5, 2017. H-Diplo, no. 728, 28th November 2017.

Davies, Stephen M. “Promoting productivity in the National Health Service, 1950 to 1966.” Contemporary British History 31, no. 1 (2017): 47-68.

Davies, Stephen M. “The Experimental Computer Programme: the First Computing Initiative for the National Health Service in England.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39, no. 2 (2017): 65-79.

Susanne MacGregor, The Politics of Drugs: Perceptions, Power and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.  ISBN 978-1-137-49681-2 ; eBook – 978-1-137-49682-9 DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-49682-9,  350pp

Susanne MacGregor, ‘Drug Policy in the United Kingdom’ in R Colson and H Bergeron (eds) European Drug Policies: the Ways of Reform – Routledge, 2017, pp 217-238  ISBN 9781138915206

Susanne MacGregor, Steffen Mau (2015), Inequality, Marketization and the Majority Class: Why did the European Middle Classes Accept Neo-Liberalism? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 136 pp., £45.00 hdk. Journal of Social Policy, 46(1), 197-198. doi:10.1017/S0047279416000696

Millward G. (2017). A Disability Act? The Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 and the British Government’s Response to the Pertussis Vaccine Scare. Social history of medicine : the journal of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 30(2), pp. 429-447. doi: 10.1093/shm/hkv140

Millward G. (2017). ‘A matter of commonsense’: the Coventry poliomyelitis epidemic 1957 and the British public. Contemporary British history, 31(3), pp. 384-406. doi: 10.1080/13619462.2016.1247701

Alex Mold; ‘Everybody Likes a Drink. Nobody Likes a Drunk’. Alcohol, Health Education and the Public in 1970s Britain, Social History of Medicine, Volume 30, Issue 3, 1 August 2017, Pages 612–636

Purshouse, R.C., Brennan, A., Moyo, D. Nicholls, J., Norman, P. Typology and Dynamics of Heavier Drinking Styles in Great Britain: 1978-2010.  Alcohol Alcohol 2017.

Janet Weston, Medicine, the Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919-1960s: Diagnosing Deviance. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

2016

Anderson, S. The British Pharmacopoeia, 1864 to 2014: Medicines, International Standards and the State Bulletin of the History of Medicine (2016); 90(2):340-342

Anderson, S.C. (2016) ‘Opportunities Missed, Warnings Ignored: Re-discovering the History of Drug Safety in Great Britain following the Thalidomide Disaster 1961,’ Debater a Europa, 14, 49-72.

Anderson, S.C. (2016) ‘The Rise and Fall of the Liverpool Apothecaries Company 1836 to 1904,’ Pharmaceutical Historian, 46(1): 17-22.

Anderson, S.C. (2016) ‘From Pulling Teeth to Promoting Oral Health: Pharmacy and Dentistry 1815-2015,’ Dental Historian, 61(2): 53-69.

Anderson, S.C. (2016) ‘Travelers, Patent Medicines and Pharmacopeias: American Pharmacy and British India 1857 to 1931,’ Pharmacy in History, 2016; 58(3+4): 63-82.

Berridge, V., How we escaped the miasma and saw the light on lifestyles, Public Health Today, December 2016, p.7.

Berridge, V., and Mold, Alex, ‘Regulation and Culture: Learning from the history of smoking and alcohol’ in All Party Parliamentary Health Group and the Health Foundation, Healthier Life for All, The Case For Cross-Government Action, July 2016

Berridge, Virginia. Was addiction psychiatry an accident of history? Lancet Psychiatry (2016); 3(10):927-928

Berridge, Virginia.  History and the future: Looking back to look forward? International Journal of Drug Policy (2016); 37: 117-121

Berridge, V., and Reubi, D.  The Internationalisation of Tobacco Control, 1950-2010. Medical History (2016); 60(4):453-72

Berridge, V. Public Health: A Very Short Introduction. (Oxford University Press: Oxford 2016)

Hellman, M; Berridge, V; Duke, K; Mold, A; (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviors across Time and Place. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, ‘Ownership of addiction: Variations across time and place’ in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place(Oxford: OUP, 2016), 1-13.

A. Mold, F. Becarria, V. Berridge, I. Eisenbach Stangl, G. Herczynska, J. Moskalewicz, E, Petrilli and S. Taylor, ‘Concepts of Addiction in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s: What does a long view tell us about drugs, alcohol and tobacco?’ in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 15-31.

S. Taylor, V. Berridge and A. Mold, ‘WHO Expert Committees and Key Concepts for Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco, 1949-2013 in in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 57-85.

Hardy, A. Lives, Laboratories, and the Translations of War: British Medical Scientists, 1914 and BeyondSocial History of Medicine (2016): 1-21

Hardy, A. After the Therapeutic Revolution: The Return to Prevention in Medical Policy and Practice. Davis Joseph E and Gonzalez Ana Marta eds, To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine (NYU Press, 2016): 133-151

Hardy, A; (2016) Food Poisoning: An On-going Saga. Technical Report. History & Policy, London, UK.

Anne Hardy, (2016) ‘Now and then: 160 years of the Public’s Health’, with Alex Mold, for the Royal Society of Public Health’s 160th anniversary; to be lodged at www.rsph.org.co.uk

Lachenal, G; Owona Ntsama, J; Ze Bekolo, D; Kombang Ekodogo, T; Manton, J; (2016) Neglected Actors in Neglected Tropical Diseases Research: Historical Perspectives on Health Workers and Contemporary Buruli Ulcer Research in Ayos, Cameroon. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10 (4).

Geissler, W. Lachenal, G.Manton, J. Tousignant, N.,  Traces of the future: an archaeology of medical science in Africa 2016.

Susanne MacGregor, ‘Public Health Approaches to Substance Use: a critique’ in T Kolind, B Thom and G Hunt (eds) The Sage Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies: social science approaches Sage, 2016, pp 628-643 ISBN 9781473944183

Hellman, M; Berridge, V; Duke, K; Mold, A; (2016) Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviors across Time and Place. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, ‘Ownership of addiction: Variations across time and place’ in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place(Oxford: OUP, 2016), 1-13.

A. Mold, F. Becarria, V. Berridge, I. Eisenbach Stangl, G. Herczynska, J. Moskalewicz, E, Petrilli and S. Taylor, ‘Concepts of Addiction in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s: What does a long view tell us about drugs, alcohol and tobacco?’ in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 15-31.

S. Taylor, V. Berridge and A. Mold, ‘WHO Expert Committees and Key Concepts for Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco, 1949-2013 in in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 57-85.

Millward, Gareth. “‘A matter of commonsense’: the Coventry poliomyelitis epidemic 1957 and the British public.” Contemporary British History (2016). doi:10.1080/13619462.2016.1247701 [DIRECT OPEN ACCESS LINK]

Millward, Gareth. “A disability act? The Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 and the British government’s response to the pertussis vaccine scare.” Social History of Medicine (2016). doi:10.1093/shm/hkv140 [DIRECT OPEN ACCESS LINK]

Nicholls, J. (2016) ‘Alcohol policy in global context’, in Kolind, T., Thom, B. and Hunt, G. eds. (2016) SAGE Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies. London: SAGE., pp.164-180.

Bellis, MA; Hughes, K; Nicholls, J; Sheron, N; Gilmore, I; Jones, L; (2016) The alcohol harm paradox: using a national survey to explore how alcohol may disproportionately impact health in deprived individuals. BMC Public Health, 16 (1). p. 111.

Sirrs, C.  Risk, Responsibility and Robens: The Transformation of the British System of Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, 1961–1974 in Tom Crook and Mike Esbester (eds), Governing Risk in Modern Britain, 1800–2000, (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), 249–76.

Sirrs, C; (2016) Accidents and Apathy: The Construction of the ‘Robens Philosophy’ of Occupational Safety and Health Regulation in Britain, 1961-1974. Social history of medicine , 29 (1). pp. 66-88

Sirrs, C; (2016) Health and Safety in the British Regulatory State, 1961-2001: the HSC, HSE and the Management of Occupational Risk. LSHTM

Taylor, S.L.  Evidence-based policy? The re-medicalization of cannabis and the role of expert committees in the UK, 1972-1982. International Journal of Drug Policy (2016); 37: 129-135

A. Mold, F. Becarria, V. Berridge, I. Eisenbach Stangl, G. Herczynska, J. Moskalewicz, E, Petrilli and S. Taylor, ‘Concepts of Addiction in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s: What does a long view tell us about drugs, alcohol and tobacco?’ in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 15-31.

S. Taylor, V. Berridge and A. Mold, ‘WHO Expert Committees and Key Concepts for Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco, 1949-2013 in in eds. M. Hellman, V. Berridge, K. Duke and A. Mold, Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place (Oxford: OUP, 2016), 57-85.

2015

Virginia Berridge, (2015)  Review of Jo Guldi and David Armitage, The History Manifesto, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 in E-International Relations, 18th January 2015

Virginia Berridge, History and its contribution to understanding addiction and society Addiction 110, (2015) pp. 23-26. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/add.12903/abstract?campaign=woleto

Berridge, V. Edman, J. Mold, A. Taylor, S.  Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) Addiction through the Ages: a review of the development of concepts and ideas about addiction in European countries since the nineteenth century and the role of the international organisations in the process.  Deliverable D1.1, Work Package 1.1.   Contributors:  Franca Becarria, Bagga Bjerge, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, Grazyna Herczynska, Jacek Moskalewicz, Enrico Petrilli, Jennifer Walke. July, 2015.

Gorsky, M; (2015) The NHS in Britain: Any Lessons from History for Universal Health Coverage? In: Battacharya, S; Medcalf, A, (eds.) Health for All: The Journey to Universal Health Coverage. WHO, Genevapp. 55-58

Gorsky, M; (2015) Sources and Resources Into the Dark Domain: The UK Web Archive as a Source for the Contemporary History of Public Health. Social history of medicine , 28 (3). pp. 596-616.

Gorsky, M; (2015) ‘Voluntarism’ in English Health and Welfare: Visions of History. In: Lucey, S; Crossman, V, (eds.) Health care, voluntarism and regionalism in Ireland and Britain 1850-1950. Institute of Historical Research Conference Series, London, pp. 31-60

Anne Hardy, Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975 (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Susanne MacGregor (2015) ‘Proposals for policy development: drugs’ in Substance Use and Older People edited by Ilana Crome, Li-Tzy Wu, Rahul (Tony) Rao and Peter Crome, Wiley Blackwell, Addiction Press, Chapter 24: pp353-363

Susanne MacGregor, Nicola Singleton and Franz Trautmann ‘The emergence and influence of the concept of governance in the European addiction field’ chapter 3 in Reframing addiction: policies, processes and pressuresedited by P Anderson G Buhringer and J Colom pp 18-30 The ALICE RAP project ISBN 978-84-697-1647-2 available online from www.alicerap.eu

Linda Hantrais, Ashley Thomas Lenihan and Susanne MacGregor, ‘Evidence-based policy: exploring international and interdisciplinary insights’ Contemporary Social Science Volume 10, Issue 2, pp101-113.  DOI:10.1080/21582041.2015.1061687
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21582041.2015.1061687

Susanne MacGregor, Book Review. ‘Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies’ by Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adria, lbareda, Anna Ramon,Marina Carrio, and Lidia Segura, Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours Series, Oxford, Oxford University
Press, 2014, 272pp, ISBN 978-0-19-870330-3 in Drugs Educ Prev Pol, Early Online: 1–22015 Informa UK Ltd. DOI: 10.3109/09687637.2015.1066585

Manton, J; (2015) Improvising Medicine: an African oncology ward in an emerging cancer epidemic. Africa , 85 (1). pp. 175-177

Manton, J; (2015) Trialing Drugs, Creating Publics: Medical Research, Leprosy Control, and the Construction of a Public Health Sphere in Post-1945 Nigeria. In: Geissler, PWenzel, (ed.) Para-States and Medical Science: Making African Global Health. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, p. 376

Gareth Millward, Digital barriers and the accessible web: disabled people, information and the internet. In: Web Archives as Big Data. (Unpublished) http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/6104/  

Gareth Millward, Civilians Into Soldiers: War, the Body and British Army Recruits, 1939-45. Social history of medicine , 28 (3). pp. 651-652

Alex Mold, (2015) ‘Making British patients into consumers’ The Lancet, Vol. 385, No. 9975, p. 1286–1287.

Alex Mold, Making the Patient-Consumer: Patient Organisations and Health Consumerism in Britain (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015)

Alex Mold, ‘Complaining in the Age of Consumption: Patients, Consumers or Citizens?’ in Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine: Historical and Social Science Perspectives Reinarz, J. ; Wynter, R.(2015) Routledge (London) :167-183

Berridge, V. Edman, J. Mold, A. Taylor, S.  Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) Addiction through the Ages: a review of the development of concepts and ideas about addiction in European countries since the nineteenth century and the role of the international organisations in the process.  Deliverable D1.1, Work Package 1.1.   Contributors:  Franca Becarria, Bagga Bjerge, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, Grazyna Herczynska, Jacek Moskalewicz, Enrico Petrilli, Jennifer Walke. July, 2015

Bellis, MA; Hughes, K; Jones, L; Morleo, M; Nicholls, J; McCoy, E; Webster, J; Sumnall, H; (2015) Holidays, celebrations, and commiserations: measuring drinking during feasting and fasting to improve national and individual estimates of alcohol consumption. BMC Med, 13 (1). p. 113

Nicholls, J. (2015) ‘Public health and alcohol licensing in the UK: challenges, opportunities and implications for policy and practice’, Contemporary Drug Problems 42.2, 87-105 .

Nicholls, J; Greenaway, J; (2015) What is the problem?: Evidence, politics and alcohol policy in England and Wales, 2010–2014. Drugs (Abingdon, England), 22 (2). pp. 135-142

Nicholls, J; Kneale, J; (2015) Alcohol problems and policies: Historical and contemporary perspectives. Drugs (Abingdon, England), 22 (2). pp. 93-95

Christopher Sirrs, Accidents and Apathy: The Construction of the ‘Robens Philosophy’ of Occupational Safety and Health Regulation in Britain, 1961-1974, Social History of Medicine 2015; doi: 10.1093/shm/hkv068

Berridge, V. Edman, J. Mold, A. Taylor, S.  Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP) Addiction through the Ages: a review of the development of concepts and ideas about addiction in European countries since the nineteenth century and the role of the international organisations in the process.  Deliverable D1.1, Work Package 1.1.   Contributors:  Franca Becarria, Bagga Bjerge, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, Grazyna Herczynska, Jacek Moskalewicz, Enrico Petrilli, Jennifer Walke. July, 2015

Walke, J; (2015) Repute and Remedy: Psychiatric Patients and their Treatment at Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1930-1983.PhD thesis, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Weston, J; (2015) Mental Hygiene and Psychiatry in Modern Britain. British journal for the history of science, 48 (3). pp. 526-527

Weston, J; (2015) Modern Women on Trial: Sexual Transgression in the Age of the Flapper by L. Bland. Manchester: Manchester University Press (2013) 246pp. £17.99pb ISBN 978-0-7190-8264-1. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 54 (1). pp. 102-103

Weston, J; (2015) Prison will not cure a sexual perversion: Sexology, forensic psychiatry, and their patients in twentieth-century Britain. In: Böni, O; Johnstone, J, (eds.) Crimes of Passion: Repräsentationen der Sexualpathologie im frühen 20. Jahrhundert. De Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 344-367