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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 341–355.
Published: 01 April 1990
... Island Historical Journal 1 : 92 -112. Chronic Disease and Disadvantage: The New Politics of HIV Infection Daniel M. Fox, State University of New York at Stony Brook Abstract. HIV infection is now perceived as the end stage of a chronic disease that is spreading...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 259–269.
Published: 01 April 1990
... financing initiatives that treat the elderly as the sole revenue source for addressing problems in that age group. A review of these threats provides lessons not only for sustaining and improving health care for the elderly, but also for policy toward equally or more disadvantaged groups. Copyright © 1990...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 889–920.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Erika Blacksher; Elizabeth Rigby; Claire Espey The fact that disadvantaged people generally die younger and suffer more disease than those with more resources is gaining ground as a major policy concern in the United States. Yet we know little about how public values inform public opinion about...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 February 1997
... communicating their views in public forums or on policy committees, or in elections for representatives) is the dominant procedure of accountability. The economic model’s advantages affirm American individualism, make minimal demands on consumers, and use a powerful incentive, money. Its disadvantages undermine...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 865–900.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Jamila D. Michener Abstract The geographic concentration of disadvantage is a key mechanism of inequity. In the United States, the spatial patterning of disadvantage renders it more than the sum of its individual parts and disproportionately harms economically and racially marginalized Americans...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 5–35.
Published: 01 February 2009
... forces that shape these institutions and the services they provide, yet little is made of safety-net providers' potential role as advocates for the poor and for disadvantaged groups. In this article, we draw on findings from a case study of Medicaid policy making in Connecticut to explore efforts by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 June 2008
... communities. The article highlights the institutional challenges that confront health-promotion strategies for disadvantaged populations. Unless they take proper account of organizational, political, environmental, and cultural forces, funders' interventions have limited chances for success and sustainability...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 April 1990
... children is discussed as a prudent as well as a compassionate policy, one which will reduce future health care costs and enhance our position in the international economy. Unlike other “disadvantaged groups,” children are universally viewed as innocent and deserving of societal support. Framing child...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Kate W. Strully; Dalton Conley According to recent research, interactions between infant health and environment can play crucial roles in clustering health and economic disadvantage among certain families. Researchers have provided a clear example of such intergenerational biosocial cycles when...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 271–298.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Penny H. Feldman; Margaret Gerteis Shifting financial risk from the public to the private sector is an increasingly attractive option to policymakers seeking to constrain Medicaid costs. This paper discusses the potential advantages and disadvantages of private insurance arrangements for Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 508–530.
Published: 01 August 1978
... both in terms of cost of compliance with the new requirement and its impact on the supply of practitioners; and what impact the new requirement will have on accessibility to the profession, particularly for historically disadvantaged groups. Only tentative answers to these questions are offered; the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 639–672.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Thad Kousser Why do some states choose to spend more than four times as much as others to provide health care to the disadvantaged? Political scientists who have traditionally explored this question by analyzing trends in overall Medicaid expenditures lumped states' discretionary spending in with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
... are (a) less identified with racial minorities or economically disadvantaged groups, (b) less constrained by notions of individual responsibility, (c) more closely associated with concerns about equal opportunity in American society, and (d) somewhat more constrained by choices between federal and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Rick Mayes; Thomas R. Oliver Why is it so politically difficult to obtain government investment in public health initiatives that are aimed at addressing chronic disease? This article examines the structural disadvantage faced by those who advocate for public health policies and practices to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 187–214.
Published: 01 February 2011
... matters a good deal for mortality in the United States, but less so in the United Kingdom; (3) morbidity indicators do not paint a clear picture of black disadvantage relative to whites in either context; and (4) were one to consider medical examination data alone, differences between the two groups exist...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 319–337.
Published: 01 April 1993
...David McBride This study traces the major policy shifts in medical care that have affected disadvantaged African-Americans and the response of this community's medical leadership to these changes. Since World War II policy has passed through three major phases. The first— engagement —ran from the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 June 1989
... historic division of labor between the private and the public system (with the latter treating the poor, the unemployed, and the nonwhite) has not ceased to exist. At the same time, under the influence of the postwar trend towards greater political integration of disadvantaged and marginal groups into...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... interventions to be successful. We draw on important insights for reducing social inequalities in health that David Mechanic articulated more than a decade ago in his article “Disadvantage, Inequality, and Social Policy.” We begin by outlining the challenge that interventions that have the potential to improve...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 797–819.
Published: 01 October 2018
... high-tech services rather than the promotion of health and prevention of illness, and for failing to adequately meet the needs of the disadvantaged. An organizational perspective, with particular attention to the structure, mission, and environment of this institutional form, suggests that these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
... distributed according to need. I explain the rationales for such a frame and consider its strategic advantages and disadvantages. In the last section, I suggest some policies based on this framing that are within the power of state legislatures. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Benford, Robert D...