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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Karen J. Merrikin; Thomas D. Overcast Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination against the handicapped in any program receiving federal funds. With its implementing regulations, Section 504 may well apply to the selection of patients for medical treatments. This...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Alice K. Dueker Susan Stefan. Unequal Rights: Discrimination against People with Mental Disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. 405 pp. $49.95 cloth. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1385–1411.
Published: 01 December 1997
...Maxwell J. Mehlman; Melvyn R. Durchslag; Duncan Neuhauser Recent interpretations of laws prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities indicate that these laws will play a greater role in health care decision making than previously anticipated. This article employs lessons from other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 749–770.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Mark A. Hall Abstract United States' courts have played a limited, yet key, role in shaping health equity in three areas of law: racial discrimination, disability discrimination, and constitutional rights. Executive and administrative action has been much more instrumental than judicial decisions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 771–788.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sara Rosenbaum; Sara Schmucker Abstract Enacted as part of the watershed Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI prohibits discrimination by federally assisted entities on the basis of race, color, or national origin. Indeed, the law is as broad as federal funding across the full range of programs and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 971–988.
Published: 01 October 2014
... wellness programs promote health and save money, here I approach them as legally sanctioned discrimination. What exactly wellness discrimination might look like in practice across many contexts is an open question, but there is good reason to be wary of the power of wellness to create and reproduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David Barton Smith Large racial inequities in health care use continue to be reported, raising concerns about discrimination. Historically, the health system, with its professionally dominated, autonomous, voluntary organizational structure, has presented special challenges to civil rights efforts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 February 1980
.... Examination of the historical context of the decision, however, suggests other factors that may have played a more important role than judicial precedents. The debate prompted by Hammer v. Dagenhart has much relevance to such current issues as young agricultural workers, sex discrimination in industry, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
... requirements, demographic attributes, family cooperativeness, whether the patient had a behavior problem that impeded the discharge planning process, and whether there was a financial problem in arranging for the patient's discharge. The inescapable conclusion is that nursing homes discriminate on the basis of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 977–1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
... participants, the desire for autonomy in making end-of-life decisions was a primary concern, yet fear that PAS legislation could violate this autonomy in various ways was a deep concern as well. Also reported were widespread accounts of disability-based discrimination and frequent expressions of fear about...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2006) 31 (5): 945–980.
Published: 01 October 2006
... discouraged from applying to aid by welfare's new requirements surrounding work and treatment. Second, they might be “weeded out,” or face discrimination in the application process because of concerns about the difficulty of moving them successfully from welfare to work. Third, they might be “bumped down,” or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 325–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
... policy issues stretching from genome research to privacy and discrimination concerns to public education. The results of the study included the development of a participatory framework based on a combination of the theory of democratic deliberation and the community-based public health model which we...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 239–246.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures Project, and classification as a preventive service for women by the Institute of Medicine. There are valid arguments against the expansion of this technology, including inadequate national and state laws prohibiting genetic discrimination, informed consent limitations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 585–597.
Published: 01 August 2016
... disability law that has helped spur transformational changes in how Medicaid addresses community-based long-term care. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 ADA disability Medicaid community integration discrimination From a legal perspective, all United States Supreme Court...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 653–673.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... In the literature on stigma, the term has been used to describe what seem to be quite different concepts. It has been used to refer to a “mark” or “label,” the linking of a label to negative stereotypes, or the propensity to exclude or otherwise discriminate against the labeled person. Even Erving...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 871–879.
Published: 01 August 1993
... health reforms now being proposed would ameliorate-or perpetuate-current patterns of racial discrimination. Acknowledgingthe Obvious Smith’s contributions in these pages and elsewhere are so welcome, not because they contain novel insights but because he is nearly alone in his insistence...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 43–66.
Published: 01 February 2019
... the organization impact the process of policy creation? To address these questions, I first discuss the evolution of the AAFP's social policies over time, charting shifts in policies on discrimination, guns, gay marriage, and the environment. I identify a transition from broad, neutral statements...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 April 1984
... policies have re- sulted in sex discrimination lawsuits against several major American companies. A federal court case involving an exclusionary and sterilization policy applied by American Cyanamid Company to female production workers at its Willow Island, West Virginia plant was recently settled...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 739–748.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., or mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. This definition makes clear that not all health differences should be defined as health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1035–1066.
Published: 01 October 2014
... discrimination (Brault 2012 ). Further, disabled workers are living barometers of some of the insurmountable deficits of a market-driven approach to social and legal improvement. Even after the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was designed to combat discrimination, they face greater...