publication . Article . 2007

A challenge to Peronism's social justice : Hydatidosis in the province of Buenos Aires, 1946-1952

Valobra,Adriana;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2007
  • Country: Argentina
Abstract
This analysis of the sanitary policies enforced in the province of Buenos Aires by Domingo Alfredo Mercante-Juan Domingo Perón's right-hand man - focuses on one of his most fascinating efforts: the eradication of hydatidosis. In exploring an issue largely forgotten by historiography, the article describes how the Mercante administration (1946-52) used statistical, socioeconomic, and symbolic legitimization to place hydatidosis on the State agenda. The administration's strategies are also pinpointed: the passing of regulatory laws against this endemic disease; the creation of specific state anti-hydatidosis institutions; the creation of space for information and ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Historia, políticas públicas, salud, hidatidosis, Mercante, peronismo, public policy, health, hydatidosis, Peronism, Ciencias sociales, History and Philosophy of Science, General Medicine, Socioeconomic status, Ethnology, Historiography, Sociology, Social science, History of medicine. Medical expeditions, R131-687
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publication . Article . 2007

A challenge to Peronism's social justice : Hydatidosis in the province of Buenos Aires, 1946-1952

Valobra,Adriana;