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"[T]he dust-up which Dr. Bates appears intent on creating": Changes in the Health League of Canada's Support, Funding, and Status, 1944-1975

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Title: "[T]he dust-up which Dr. Bates appears intent on creating": Changes in the Health League of Canada's Support, Funding, and Status, 1944-1975
Author: Wilmshurst, Sara
Department: Department of History
Program: History
Advisor: Carstairs, Catherine
Abstract: In mid-twentieth century Canada trends in health, care delivery, and health activism were shifting. Accordingly, voluntary health organizations and health charities were growing in size and number while pre-existing ones were buffeted by changing social and political conditions and shifting public needs and interests. Health and welfare organizations and charities, at the same time, were negotiating alterations to their money-raising models as the federated fundraising movement grew in Canada. Using the Health League of Canada as a case study it is possible to examine the mutable landscape that twentieth-century Canadian health organizations functioned in. It did not function well within the federated fundraising movement because of the General Director’s combative nature and ideological disputes with the movement itself, and its troubles were compounded by generational changes that compromised its social networks and a mortality transition that the League did not adapt to.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/8649
Date: 2014-12
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada


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