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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 233–235.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Damian J. Fernandez Marvin Leiner. Sexual Politics in Cuba: Machismo, Homosexuality, and AIDS . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994. 184 pp. $47.50 cloth. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 References Arguelles , Lourdes , and B. Ruby Rich. 1984 . Homosexuality...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 570–580.
Published: 01 August 1980
...Milton I. Roemer In comparison to other Latin American countries at a similar or more advanced stage of economic development, Cuba has a relatively high ranking on major health status indicators. This paper examines the reasons for this contrast and concludes that they are largely political. This...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 235–238.
Published: 01 February 1995
... example, Leiner states that Belkis Cuza Male (a writer who left the island in the early 1980s) is a “productive writer in Cuba today” (p. 31). This type of error undermines an otherwise strong text. Second, and more im- portant, the portrayal of Cuban culture is not entirely convincing. Leiner...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 563–565.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Twenty-­First Century: Implications for Global Health. Stephen Cochi and Walter Dowdle, eds. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011. 408 pp. $38.00 cloth. Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba Are Changing the World’s Con- ception of Health Care. Steve Brouwer. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1117–1123.
Published: 01 August 1995
...? (JHPPL lecture series), 3: 787–794 Erichsen, Vibeke. Health Care Reform in Norway: The End of the “Profession State”? 3: 719–737 Fernandez, Damian J. Review of Sexual Politics in Cuba: Machismo, Homosexuality, and AIDS (Marvin Leiner), 1: 233–235 Ferrera, Maurizio. The Rise and Fall of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 April 1984
... comparative chapter features Cuba’s and Chile’s post-revolutionary health care systems. It is particularly noteworthy because Waitzkin uses the comparison to discuss policy alternatives. Describing the successes and failures in both countries, he helpfully ties them to political events beyond...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 339–342.
Published: 01 April 1984
... Reviews 339 excerpts from Allende’ s book La Realidad Medico-Social Chileno is especially welcome. The second comparative chapter features Cuba’s and Chile’s post-revolutionary health care systems. It is particularly noteworthy because Waitzkin uses the comparison to discuss policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 230–232.
Published: 01 February 1995
.... New York: Pantheon. Marvin Leiner. Sexual Politics in Cuba: Machismo, Homosexuality, and AIDS. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994 . 184 pp. $47.50 cloth. 230 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Johannes P. Van Vugt, ed. AIDS Prevention and Services: Commu- nity43ased Research...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2012
... U.S. scored 37th, slightly better than Cuba and one notch above Slovenia. France’s infant death rate is 3.9 per 1,000 live births, compared with 7 in the U.S., and average life expectancy is 79.4 years, two years more than in the U.S. The country has far more hospital beds and doctors...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 February 1988
... the world. The study reports that among the 37 other nations studied, only Bulgaria, Cuba, and Puerto Kico had higher rates; the rates for Hungary and Romania were similar. The study also compiled national-level data for the 37 countries on a large number of variables potentially...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 593–596.
Published: 01 June 1992
... Practices. Edited by Anne Jamieson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 356 pp. $89.00 cloth. Meeting Disability: A European Response. Patrick Daunt. New York: Cassell, 1991. 215 pp. $60.00 cloth, $24.95 paper. The Politics of Psychiatry in Revolutionary Cuba. Charles J. Brown and Armando M...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 925–929.
Published: 01 August 1994
... paper. Sexual Politics in Cuba: Machismo, Homosexuality, and AIDS. Marvin Leincr. Boul- der, CO: Westview Press, 1994. 199 pp. $47.50 cloth. Shifing Sands: Government-Group Relationships in the Heulth Cure Sector. Joan Price Boase. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994. 239 pp. $34.95...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 780–783.
Published: 01 August 1986
... States response to the Soviet deployment of intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Cuba in 1962 comes to mind as one pre-1970s example of a decision body that operated in a fashion similar to the groups that Light discusses, and for similar reasons. Light’s view of the relatively secret, small...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 783–786.
Published: 01 August 1986
... to develop a United States response to the Soviet deployment of intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Cuba in 1962 comes to mind as one pre-1970s example of a decision body that operated in a fashion similar to the groups that Light discusses, and for similar reasons. Light’s view of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 583–586.
Published: 01 June 1988
.... Tesh identifies three dualisms-the individual and society, objectivity and subjectivity, and science and politics- and shows how each produces confusion in, or distortion of, rational policy- making in three different cases: health education in Cuba, the issue of workers’ stress in the 1981...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 485–512.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Required Bioavailability Argentina Yes Yes Yes Yes Bolivia Yes Yes No No Brazil No Yes Yes Yes Chile Yes Yes No No Colombia Yes Yes Yes Yes Costa Rica Yes Yes Yes Yes Cuba Yes Yes Yes Yes Ecuador Yes Yes No No El Salvador No Yes Yes No...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 775–786.
Published: 01 August 1988
... in Havana, Cuba, on 10- 12 November. The conference will emphasize Cuba’s new model of primary care and will have simultaneous translation in Spanish, English, and Russian. For more information contact Robert Guild, Marazul Tours, Inc., 250 West 57th Street, Suite 1311, New York, NY 10107...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 877–895.
Published: 01 October 2018
... also ranks behind Cuba in IMR, whose average citizen earns less than the poorest Americans (less than $2 per day) (Singh and Yu 1995 ). Therefore, further investigation of possible causes of the relatively poor performance in US IMR rankings is needed. A search for additional contributors to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 787–794.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., nothing was further from the truth. The United States ranked seventeenth in life expectancy. Both Cuba and Jamaica had lower infant mortality rates than did the United States. Furthermore, there was a growing public demand in Washington for real action on this and other important national...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 601–608.
Published: 01 June 1985
... National Congress on Health Administration will be held in Havana, Cuba, in July 1986. The Ninth Annual Educational Conference and General Assembly of the National Com- mission for Health Certifiing Agencies (1101 30th St. NW, Suite 108, Washington, DC 20007) will be held December 3-6 in New...