Her publications include Negotiating Insanity in the Southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900 2012 ; with Hilary Marland, Migration, Health, and Ethnicity in the Modern World 2013 ; with Maria Luddy, Cultures of Care in Irish Medical History 1750-1970 2010 and numerous articles. Bringing together leading scholars from the history of medicine and social policy, it assesses the changing health status of migrant groups in a period encompassing Imperial expansion, decolonisation and new waves of economic and political migrati This volume examines the relationship between migration, health and illness in a global context from c. Her research interests encompass histories of medicine and psychiatry, sexuality and gender, law, and criminology, crime, and punishment. Both the environment in which the pauper Irish inhabited and their cultural practices and behaviours were considered exciting factors in the spread of infectious disease. The Colonial Travels and Travails of Smallpox Vaccine, c.
As a practicing, visual artist, she has experience working on a range of projects in gallery, site specific and community settings, and has been awarded funding by recognized bodies to do this work. Insanity and Immigration Restriction; Alison Bashford 2. The Dutch Midwife and Childbirth Technology in the Early Twentieth Century', in L. In 1883 Lancashire dialect poet Edwin Waugh reflected on the experience of migrants arriving in England without kinship networks or close communities for support. Migration and Mental Illness in the British West Indies 1838-1900: The Cases of Trinidad and British Guiana; Letizia Gramaglia 4.
Alongside my project on prisons, I am currently working on domestic healing practices in nineteenth-century Britain, drawing on household medical guides, recipe books and chemists' prescription books. Tables and Graphs Figures Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Migration, Health and Ethnicity in the Modern World; Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland 1. She holds a doctorate in Fine Art practice, from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. Frank Neal, Black'47: Britain and the Famine Irish Macmillan, 1998. Insanity and Immigration Restriction; Alison Bashford 2. Immigration and Body Politic: Vaccination Policy and Practices during Mass Immigration to Israel 1948-1956 ; Nadav Davidovitch -- 8.
His research project is on the mental health of juvenile prisoners in England and Ireland from 1850 to 2000. I have published on nineteenth-century medical practice, childbirth and midwifery, alternative medicine and hydropathy, women and medicine, infant and maternal welfare, neurasthenia, child health, and medicine and the household. This volume examines the relationship between migration, health and illness in a global context from c. Building on the success of the conference several speakers have contributed to the edited volume 'Migration, Health and Ethnicity in the Modern World' MacMillan. It brings together established and emerging scholars to examine the experience of Irish young adults from the 'affective revolution' of the early nineteenth century to the emergence of the teenager in the 1960s. Forsythe eds , Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914 London and New York: Routledge, 1999 , 137-56.
I am also membership Secretary of the Society for the Social History of Medicine and member of the American Association for the History of Medicine. Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland eds , Migration, Health and Ethnicity in the Modern World Social History of Medicine Oxford Academic Perhaps the most striking dimension of this book is the way it integrates mental health into the wider context of health and migration. For those Irish people who survived the crossing, Liverpool had little to offer other than overcrowded lodging houses and filthy cellars, many of which had been boarded up and condemned. Bynum, Roy Porter, and M. She has published on these topics in Irish Historical Studies, Irish Economic and Social History, and The Irish Review. The endemic presence in British towns was exacerbated by the influx of destitute Irish, whose presence in the already overcrowded slums provided an easy environment in which the typhus carrying lice could spread. Over the years, my research has focused on the social history of medicine and health and practices of medicine, particularly in modern Britain.
Alongside researching mental health with Cox and Marland, he developed a strand of research exploring the relationship of prison medical officers with the medical profession more broadly during the 1970s and 1980s. Margaret Charleroy trained as an historian of medicine and received her PhD from the University of Minnesota. Despite the dramatic changes in demography, the meaning of citizenship, and the ability to treat and cure acute and chronic diseases, foreigners were consistently associated with germs and contagion. A 35-year-old Irish seamstress, Bridget was married with two children. In other areas Irish communities formed around industries, for instance in the town of Burslem near the Staffordshire Potteries. Her publications include: Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012 ; with Hilary Marland, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 ; with Maria Luddy, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 and numerous articles.
Many Irish-born asylum patients in Lancashire asylums, however, were single and towards the end of the nineteenth century the typical Irish inmate was a middle-aged woman who had either never married or was widowed or even deserted. Warehouses near the docks were commandeered by the Select Vestry and filled to breaking point with fever victims, and four vessels were requisitioned as floating hospitals to receive typhus cases. Itineraries and Experiences of Insanity: Irish Migration and the Management of Mental Illness in Nineteenth-Century Lancashire; Catherine Cox, Hilary Marland and Sarah York -- 3. It takes a wide range of finely-grained case studies to examine epidemic disease and its containment, chronic illness and mental breakdown and the health management of migrant populations in the modern world. Immigration restrictions based on mental health considerations often Journal Social History of Medicine — Oxford University Press Published: Nov 4, 2014. Catherine Cox, Hilary Marland and Sarah York, 'Emaciated, Exhausted, and Excited: The Bodies and Minds of the Irish in Late Nineteenth-Century Lancashire Asylums', Journal of Social History, 46:2 2012 , 500-24. Protecting the public health in the current era of globalization requires an ecumenical, pragmatic, and historically informed approach to understanding the links between immigration and disease.