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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 769–804.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Uri Aviram; Robert A. Weyer In this article, we discuss changing trends of mental health legislation in the United States using a case study of the process of reforming the civil commitment law in New Jersey. That state’s new commitment law, commonly called the “screening law,” was enacted after a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 855–860.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Steven M. Teles Eric Patashnik. Putting Trust in the U.S. Budget: Federal Trust Funds and the Politics of Commitment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 246 pp. $54.95 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 343–360.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Karolynn Siegel; Peter Tuckel The contemporary approach to suicide prevention relies primarily on involuntary commitment of the suicidal individual. While there is generally widespread acceptance of the principle of society's right, even its moral obligation, to intervene to prevent a suicide...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 1981
...James S. Wunsch; Larry L. Teply; Joel Zimmerman; Geoffrey W. Peters This article applies street-level bureaucracy theories to “coping” patterns of behavior that developed in an involuntary commitment system. Daily procedures and routines of five Nebraska county boards of mental health and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Glenn L. Pierce; Mary L. Durham; William H. Fisher This paper examines the impact of broadened Washington state civil commitment standards on utilization of the state's mental hospitals. Included in the analysis is an assessment of the impact of a public event (a well-publicized murder case) which...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... We distinguish differences in attitude and demographic characteristics in three groups: those committed to donation, those opposed, and those who might change their opinions with more specific information. While approval of donation is nearly universal, only about half of the public would donate a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 717–742.
Published: 01 August 2016
... aspects play a crucial role in high-quality care and equitable health system performance but depend on the potentially frail reed of providers' trustworthiness: that is, their commitment to facets and outcomes of care not easily assessed by external parties. More recently, early experience with pay for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 647–669.
Published: 01 December 1986
...Frank J. Thompson The New Federalism that evolved under the Reagan administration tends to grant states more discretion in the implementation of health care programs. It thereby rekindles old concerns about the commitment, capacity, and progressivity of the states. This paper reviews recent policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 105–145.
Published: 01 February 1997
... and compare it to the realities in which it operates. The realities of institutional power, fragmentation in funding, illness as a private condition and health care as a private good, the lack of societal commitment, competition, and the waning of community cohesion all suggest that communal democracy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 871–877.
Published: 01 August 2013
... prove quite different on this occasion. The coalition government is committed to restructuring the welfare state and public services and to rolling back the state. The NHS as a popular monopoly public service runs counter to its neoliberal ideology. While (for now) remaining committed to a publicly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
... professionalism has become a growing movement to organize accepted professional behaviors into ten commitments, two of which, improving access to care and just distribution of finite resources, are consistent with Russell L. Gruen's concept of civic mindedness. There are also increasing numbers of physician...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2007
... commitments (e.g., tax contributions) in the form of redistributing resources for implementation (e.g., universal health insurance), should be analyzed within a normative framework that evaluates individuals' ethical commitments to making such sacrifices that are beyond their self-interest. The distribution...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 April 1998
... program, and creating other economic development initiatives. Important lessons drawn from this study are that the purpose and commitment to community involvement is not always clear; that it is difficult to involve community residents; that efforts to involve the community are extremely labor intensive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 319–361.
Published: 01 April 1998
... leadership to push the reform agenda forward, and support from key stakeholder interests. If these conditions of opportunity, policy entrepreneurship, and stakeholder commitment are met, a state can move forward in addressing key aspects of its health care reform agenda. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Russ Lopez; Richard Campbell; James Jennings The Boston Schoolyard Initiative (BSI) is a policy effort to rebuild school yards in Boston through innovative citywide public-private partnerships. At the center of the initiative is a commitment to engage multiple stakeholders and utilize a bottom-up...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 259–269.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Judith Feder This paper explores threats to the maintenance and expansion of public commitment to financing health care for the elderly. Threats come from rising costs that increase financial burdens, especially on low-income elderly; efforts to contain costs that may undermine benefits; and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 721–789.
Published: 01 June 1997
... for comprehensive health care reforms and conclude that the critical factor these states shared in common was skilled and committed leadership from “policy entrepreneurs” who formulated the plans for system reform and prominent “investors” who contributed substantial political capital to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 313–324.
Published: 01 April 1987
... regression analysis the coefficients for dummy variables representing three types of public hospital governance structures were all positive and statistically significant. The coefficient measuring teaching commitment among a city's hospitals was also positive and statistically significant. This analysis...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 325–342.
Published: 01 April 1987
... than extensive commitments to education and research are most likely to satisfy these criteria; and that terms of sale typically enhance, rather than undermine, these institutions' resources for research, education, and, to a lesser extent, indigent care, at least in the short run. In the long run...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 100–133.
Published: 01 February 1977
... majorities in Congress and a Democratic White House increases the chances that some NHI plan will be adopted. Political analysis suggests that, short of aggressive leadership committed to a comprehensive scheme, a “middle ground” solution will be the outcome. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977...