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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 997–1031.
Published: 01 October 2016
... pressures, political party, governor's ideology, the state's policy heritage, stakeholder advocacy, and the economy in each governor's decision about whether to expand Medicaid. Electoral pressure was the most significant factor for both governors. I demonstrate that even Walker succumbed to state electoral...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 929–958.
Published: 01 August 1992
... highly developed standards. The United States ranks second, with Germany lagging considerably behind. The variations are explained by four variables: the pressure of the problem, as defined by the percentage of the population aged sixty-five and over; the caretaker potential in the family system, which...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (5): 779–814.
Published: 01 October 2012
... pre- scription charges were first introduced, arguing that this represented “the beginning of an avalanche” eroding NHS principles (Ryan 1973: 225). These ideational and electoral pressures for the introduction of a broad public health service, combined with institutional centralization...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (4): 569–592.
Published: 01 August 2023
... rights (Adams 1997 ; Schlozman 2015 ), state supreme courts in Republican-controlled states are more likely to issue antiabortion rulings, and proabortion rulings are more likely in Democratic-controlled states. In addition to electoral pressures, judges' rulings may be heavily influenced...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (3): 577–582.
Published: 01 June 1987
... of the 1970s were products of “rationalizing pol- itics”-that is, a “government-led search for solutions to government’s prob- lems”-rather than ‘‘breakthrough politics. ” This helps explain both why changes occurred without massive social or electoral pressure and why resistance...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (5): 527–554.
Published: 01 October 2022
...—while others do not. The comparative health literature suggests that one reason democracies boast better health outcomes is because of increased accountability structures. The argument here is that when accountability pressure is high, politicians are forced to respond to a larger electorate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 February 2021
... governments respond to electoral pressures from increasingly Euroskeptic publics. Destructive dissensus is located in the disequilibrium between these publics and their governments, who are forced by functional pressures to look for new ways of increasing integration while avoiding popular backlash, including...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (4): 551–577.
Published: 01 August 2018
... votes short in the Senate. According to an extensive body of scholarship, this near miss should have been nearly impossible. The political fallout associated with dismantling social programs, as well as their entrenchment in social and economic life, should deter electorally sensitive politicians from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 647–696.
Published: 01 August 1996
.... The net result is that members of Congress are probably no more certain of their reelection today than they were thirty years ago. In any case, sizable electoral margins do not necessarily prove that incumbent members of Congress are insulated from electoral pressure. As Kingdon (1973) argues...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (4): 683–706.
Published: 01 August 2018
... care, they shared considerable common ground that can roughly be described as neoliberalism. Republicans like Reagan, facing electoral pressures, continued to try to expand health care coverage. Democrats in office—both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama—proposed more ambitious efforts that generally drew...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (1): 111–141.
Published: 01 February 2020
... for national-level feedback. For navigator laws, where Republican state lawmakers were most cross-pressured by national party interests and local interests, marketplace eroding policy was highly associated with strength of conservative networks. Conclusion: Crafters of federal legislation cannot expect state...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (3): 587–615.
Published: 01 June 1996
... Research and National Tracking Study, July–August. Australian, 1979. Editorial, 29 October. Bean , Clive . 1994a . Issues in the 1993 Election. Australian Journal of Political Science 29 : 134 -157. Bean , Clive . 1994b . The 1993 Election and Australian Electoral Studies...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (1): 5–30.
Published: 01 February 1995
..., Challenge and Change: Party and Class in Canada Revisited. Ottawa: Carleton University Press. Cairns , Alan C. 1968 . The Electoral System and the Party System in Canada, 1921- 1965. Canadian Journal of Political Science 1 ( 1 ): 55 -80. Canada. Dominion-Provincial Conference...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (4): 717–742.
Published: 01 August 2000
... Publishers. Grogan, C. M. 1992 . Deciding on Access and Levels of Care: A Comparison of Canada, Britain, Germany, and the United States. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 17 (2): 213 -232. Halevy, H. S. 1979 . Health Expenditure under Multiple-Priority Pressures. A Case Study of Israel...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and political pressures, this article argues that existing explanations are insufficient for explaining Thailand's universal health care policy. It points to the critical role played by a network of bureaucrats within the state who strategically mobilized resources in the bureaucracy, political parties, civil...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (4): 793–796.
Published: 01 August 1990
...- ulations to help a fraction of the electorate to get health insurance. And any leader of average political insight can see that mandates linked to subsidies raise troubling equity issues: Who gets a subsidy and on what terms? How big a subsidy? For how long? Can those now offering (or receiving...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 487–516.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and the content of reforms. By applying a range of explanatory approaches to a case study of health reform in New Zealand since the 1970s, this article explores some of the theories of reform beyond institutionalism, particularly those that take into account problem pressure, policy ideas, and the more agency...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (4): 655–683.
Published: 01 August 2007
... by economic affluence, political competition, higher incomes, greater uninsurance, and more previous attempts to address the uninsurance problem. These findings reveal distinct institutional, partisan, electoral and demographic influences that shape state-based and market-based strategies. First, policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (3): 839–878.
Published: 01 June 1997
.... These pressures and processes include the influence of political participation, interest group activity, electoral coalitions, and political parties. Permeating the policy making environment are the effects of history, which are espe- cially important in understanding particular programs and their political...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (3): 365–404.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., and participation; these are then compared with Blue Cross and U.S. hospital prepayment. While acknowledging the importance of path dependence in shaping attitudes of British bureaucrats toward these schemes, analysis emphasizes their failure in pressure group politics, in contrast to the United States. In both...