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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
... progressive places. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 health policy immigrants Chapter 58 Recent policy debates have centered on health reform, who should benefit from such policy, and, to what extent, if any, immigrants (especially the unauthorized) should be included in comprehensive health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1012–1015.
Published: 01 December 1998
... 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 Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1012.
Published: 01 December 1998
... 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 political actors...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 445–449.
Published: 01 April 1990
..., the republication of this collection as a book raises several general problems of organization and content. I begin my review by outlining these general problems. I then turn to the specific articles. One methodological problem runs through many of the chapters: the examination of various...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 641–642.
Published: 01 June 1989
... 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 the aged in developing countries and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 1989
... 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 chapters is sometimes redundant, a graphic picture...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 271–274.
Published: 01 February 1994
... 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 likely to have ac- cess to either public or private health insurance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 965–967.
Published: 01 August 1983
... 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 heart disease, rabies , stress, social...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 685–686.
Published: 01 June 1990
... 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 first four chapters cover issues in the general design of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 729–732.
Published: 01 August 2012
... 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 affairs in Beveridge systems (describing Britain and Sweden as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 1005–1008.
Published: 01 August 1993
... 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 separate chapters on, respectively, economic events, the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 274–277.
Published: 01 February 1994
..., 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 may be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 467–470.
Published: 01 April 1994
..., 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 minor one in the overall scope of the volume...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1412–1415.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Ethical Issues; Responses and Remedies: Law, Policy and Education; and Commentaries and Epilogue. These subdivisions are handy for purposes of organization, but are arbitrary. Themes appear and reappear throughout the chapters and sections. Sometimes such repeti...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1176–1177.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 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 million...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 April 1998
... 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 following the introduction...
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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
... 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 these complex...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 545–547.
Published: 01 June 1984
... chapter, Schensul and Schensul deal with the distinction between self-help groups and advocacy in the context of a discussion of health fairs, health clinics, and ethnically-based local community health groups in the United States. Although many experts on self-help do not emphasize a distinction...