Table of contents for Health and the modern home / edited by Mark Jackson.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
1. `Home sweet home¿: historical perspectives on health and the home
 Mark Jackson
Part One Emotional health and the home
2. `A Bill of Divorcement¿: theatrical and cinematic portrayals of mental and marital 
 breakdown in a dysfunctional upper-middle-class family, 1921-31
 Michael J. Clark 
3. Desperate housewives and model amoebae: the invention of suburban neurosis in 
 inter-war Britain
 Rhodri Hayward
4. Anne Sexton¿s poetics of the suburbs
 Jo Gill 
5. Housewives, neuroses and the domestic environment in Britain, 1945-70 
 Ali Haggett
6. `I thought you would want to come and see his home¿: child guidance and 
 psychiatric social work in inter-war period Britain
 John Stewart
7. Rabbits and rebels: the medicalisation of maladjusted children in mid-twentieth- 
 century Britain
Sarah Hayes
8. `Allergy con amore¿: psychosomatic medicine and the `asthmogenic home¿ in the 
 mid-twentieth century
 Mark Jackson
Part Two Housing, health and home
9. `Skeletons in the medicine closet¿: women and `rational consumption¿ in the inter-
 war American home
 Nancy Tomes	
10. The home fires: heat, health and atmospheric pollution in Britain, 1900-45
 Stephen Mosley
11. Coal, clean air and the regulation of the domestic hearth in post-war Britain
 Catherine Mills
12. Cockroaches, housing, and race: a history of asthma and urban ecology in 
 America
 Gregg Mitman
13. Social science, housing and the debate over transmitted deprivation
 John Welshman
 
14. The home as environment: changing understandings from the history of childhood 
 lead poisoning
 John Burnham
15. Into the mouths of babes: hyperactivity, food additives, and the reception of the 
 Feingold diet
 Matthew Smith
Contributors
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Housing and health -- Great Britain -- History.
Housing and health -- United States -- History.
Family -- Mental health -- Great Britain -- History.
Family -- Mental health -- United States -- History.
Family -- Health and hygiene -- Great Britain -- History.
Family -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- History.
Environmental Illness -- etiology -- Great Britain.
Environmental Illness -- etiology -- United States.
Environmental Illness -- history -- Great Britain.
Environmental Illness -- history -- United States.
Housing -- history -- Great Britain.
Housing -- history -- United States.
Family Relations -- Great Britain.
Family Relations -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- etiology -- Great Britain.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- etiology -- United States.