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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 580–628.
Published: 01 June 1982
...Paul Starr [The following is a chapter from Book Two of The Social Transformation of American Medicine and should be seen as a piece of a larger puzzle. Throughout the entire work I am concerned with the origins of the social and economic structure of medical institutions. One of the problems is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 961–984.
Published: 01 October 2017
... experiences with the health care system from 2012 to 2013 (under Chapter 58) and 2015 to 2016 (after ACA implementation) in Boston, Massachusetts. 10 To assess the influence of comprehensive health reform (pre- and post-ACA implementation) for immigrants, a total of 153 individuals were interviewed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1012–1015.
Published: 01 December 1998
.... Practitioners will find them valu- able as well because they demystify the complexities of the policy envi- ronment. Both texts deal with health policy and politics, but their emphases differ. The Patel and Rushefsky volume focuses on specific health policies (e.g., it has separate chapters for Medicare and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2019) 44 (5): 807–811.
Published: 01 October 2019
... edited volume of 24 chapters by leading researchers, fills this lacuna. The book opens with a foreword by Cass R. Sunstein on choices and default rules. He hones in on the fundamental pillars of nudging and behavioral economics (individual choice vs. paternalism), as well as providing an opportunity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1012.
Published: 01 December 1998
.... The Patel and Rushefsky volume focuses on specific health policies (e.g., it has separate chapters for Medicare and Medicaid) and topics (e.g., there are separate chapters for cost containment and technology). Weissert and Weissert, on the other hand, concentrate more on health politics—that is, on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 445–449.
Published: 01 April 1990
... through many of the chapters: the examination of various health issues by race alone while ignoring all other correlates. For ex- ample, holding income constant to separate the effects of race from low income is virtually ignored in most of the pieces. Yet there is a large body of evidence that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 641–642.
Published: 01 June 1989
..., Caring for an Aging World: International Models for Long-Term Care, Financing, and Delivery (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989), 376 pp., $38.95. Caring for An Aging World is a book about long-term care financing and deliv- ery in nine countries, with additional chapters on the problems of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 1989
... well advised to refer to LaVonne Straub and Norman Walzer’s Financing Rural Health Care. The first several chapters set the stage by using secondary data to describe broad economic, sociodemographic, and health care system trends in rural America. Although the content of these first few...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 965–967.
Published: 01 August 1983
... disease in urban / temperate / affluent popula- tions.” Four chapters refer to infectious diseases and rural settings (dengue haemorrhagic fever, malaria, gastroenteritis ,malnutrition); seven to chronic diseases and urban settings (chronic lung disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer, coronary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 271–274.
Published: 01 February 1994
... health insurance. The connection between “health and wealth” cannot be denied after reading this book, particularly the chapters on access to health care (Ginzberg, especially), on the link between health and work productivity (Marshall), and on the health status of elderly Hispanics who are less...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 685–686.
Published: 01 June 1990
... re- search. For students of survey research, the book will fill a pressing need to link the principles of research with concrete examples. The book contains sixteen well-written and carefully reasoned chapters that chart the odyssey of a project from conceptualization to publication. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 729–732.
Published: 01 August 2012
... himself or herself to mastering the level of detail and argumentation in the book. The vol- ume also delivers a broader cross- national analysis than the title suggests. To provide a comparative context for the Canadian system, three of the twelve chapters are devoted to synopses of the state of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 1005–1008.
Published: 01 August 1993
... no skills that result from a shift to a service economy. According to Blau, a variety of economic and social changes pro- duced the contemporary problems of homelessness, which he defines in his introductory chapters. Then he assesses the causes of contemporary homelessness in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 274–277.
Published: 01 February 1994
... why, apart from the traditional focus on women’s reproductive health (though even that was lacking), there were no chapters on health indicators for Hispanic women, no epi- demiological research on Hispanic women, and no chapters on the spe- cific health risks faced by Hispanic women. It...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 April 1994
... include issues related to all vulnerable elderly, whatever their living arrangements. A primary focus became the needs of the frail elderly in the community and policy re- sponses to these. Several chapters in the book give explicit attention to older persons living alone, but this theme is a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1412–1415.
Published: 01 December 2001
... chapters and sections. Sometimes such repeti- tion underscores core ideas, but sometimes it’s simply annoying. One of the core ideas is “Who (truly) is an author of a given work?” and is addressed by several chapter contributors. As everyone in acade...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1176–1177.
Published: 01 December 2000
... a tool in the struggle for more dollars for rural health care. Written by a group of experts on rural health care, the edited book of fifteen chapters and an epilogue is an impressive demonstration of how data are mar- shaled in support of a cause. The core argument is that the over 60...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 April 1998
.... Speaking of Sadness is written as seven chapters and a postscript (plus an appendix on sampling). Karp’s organizing principle is that depression entails a disturbing paradox: sufferers are driven to disconnect from other people just when they need most to connect with them. He devotes the chapters...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1178–1185.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... The central question of the book is, What structural adjustments do national health care systems seek to implement in reaction to the new and challenging conditions of changing economic, political, and social cir- cumstances (ix)? In the three final chapters, the editors try to answer this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 February 1988
... volume accurately convey the complexity of the health problems facing black Americans as well as the multifaceted challenge posed for those who seek to improve the accessibility and quality of their health care. At the same time, the chapters fit together to provide a framework for thinking about...