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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 803–839.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to denote a policy problem (Bardach 1996 ) that has been identified as such at least partly because it is seen as inequitable. In the United States, by contrast, discussions of group differences in health more frequently use the term disparity , which in many instances does not include a fairness...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... related to developing health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to reducing health disparities by race and health insurance status. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 health disparities race minority health mobile phone technology health policy Blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Kala Ladenheim; Rachel Groman How have state legislatures acted to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care? This article examines trends over time in state legislation related to disparities in care and access, proposed legislation during one biennial session, and contemporary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 185–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Brian K. Gibbs; Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson; Matthew D. McHugh; Amal N. Trivedi; Deborah Prothrow-Stith Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care, a major focus of Healthy People 2010 , remains on the national agenda and among the priorities for the administration of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David R. Williams; Valerie Purdie-Vaughns Abstract Large racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) differences in health persist in the United States. Eliminating these health disparities is a public health challenge of our time. This article addresses what is needed for social and behavioral...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 599–626.
Published: 01 August 2016
... return toward ideas of Rudolf Virchow and mid-nineteenth-century social medicine that social determinants and disparities are major drivers of population health. Since individual health and population health constitute the major determinants of health care utilization and expenditures, social...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1131–1162.
Published: 01 December 2005
... evidence to show that at least two pressing problems in American society, namely the uneven distribution of educational attainment and health disparities linked to socioeconomic position, may be ameliorated through policy initiatives that link quality early childhood care, child development programs, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 1061–1095.
Published: 01 December 2011
... government-financed health insurance. Beliefs about social groups and causal attributions are, however, tightly intertwined. We find that when groups suffering ill health are defined in racial, class, or gender terms, Americans differ in their attribution of health disparities to individual behaviors versus...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 April 2013
... address systemic problems in health care access and health disparities. By changing the terms of pregnancy risk and by using maternalism as a social policy strategy, the preconception health and health care paradigm promoted an ethic of anticipatory motherhood and conflated women's health with maternal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lynn A. Blewett Duke University Press 2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 2000. Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Fact Sheet. AHRQ Publication No. 00-PO41. February. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. www.ahrq.gov/research/disparit.htm (accessed February 15...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... 2002 . Self-Reported vs. Administrative Race/Ethnicity Data and Study Results. American Journal of Public Health 92 : 1471 -1472. Boler, M., E. Ulrich, and M. Hargreaves. 2001. Closing the Gap: A Public Health Report on Health Disparities. Report on Immigrant and Refugee Health of the Twin...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1083–1096.
Published: 01 December 2016
... health law and policy debates offer important opportunities for public health advocates to reach across silos to promote the population perspective that unites the field. The article explores contrasting explanations for disease, injury, premature death, and health disparities offered by the population...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 841–863.
Published: 01 October 2017
... salience on this issue and thus increases public health awareness. This work suggests that presidential messaging on minority health provides a framework for minority groups to understand and discuss the health disparities that may plague their communities. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 187–214.
Published: 01 February 2011
... into these health disparities. We do so by first examining what is currently known about differences in morbidity and mortality for blacks and whites in the United States and the United Kingdom. We then turn to medical examination data by race and country of birth in an attempt to further untangle the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Deborah Stone Although racial and ethnic disparities in health have been on the federal government's agenda since 1985, no policy reforms have significantly reduced disparities. The question arises whether states can effectively address this issue without waiting for solutions from the national...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... Garber. 2005 . Technology Diffusion, Hospital Variation, and Racial Disparities among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries, 1989-2000. Medical Care 43 : 320 -329. Hasnain-Wynia, R., D. W. Baker, D. Nerenz, J. Feinglass, A. C. Beal, B. Landrum, R. Bahal, and J. S. Weisman. 2007 . Disparities in Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 247–258.
Published: 01 February 2014
... both to individuals and to populations who, without it, could be on the losing end of widening health disparities. The second claim is that the preventive services provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be invoked to establish legal entitlements to WGS, without any...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Different and Differenced Takes on Disparities Variously described in terms of disparities, inequities, differences, or inequalities, concerns about distributional equity emerged around the world as a primary theme in health-policy making during the last decade of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 921–959.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Sarah E. Gollust; Paula M. Lantz; Peter A. Ubel Despite the salience of health disparities in media and policy discourse, little previous research has investigated if imagery associating an illness with a certain racial group influences public perceptions. This study evaluated the influence of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 789–801.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Keith Wailoo Abstract This article examines the history of concepts and frames (such as “equity” or “disparities”) and how these frames have guided public policies and explanations about differences in health across the population. Considering the emblematic case of cancer, which has stimulated...