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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... Health Economics 9 : 567 -568. Black, D., J. N. Morris, C. Smith, P. Townsend. 1982 . Inequalities in Health: The Black Report . New York:Penguin. Davey Smith, G., S. Frankel, and S. Ebrahim. 2000 . Rationing for Health Equity: Is It Necessary? Health Economics 9 : 575 -579. Deaton, A...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 297–298.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Policy Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1656. On the Use of Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates in Studies of Income Inequality and Population Health To the editor: In our recent article published in the June 2001 issue of this journal (Mel- lor and Milyo 2001b), we demonstrate that the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Adam Oliver; Lawrence D. Brown Health inequalities and user financial incentives to encourage health-related behavior change are two topical issues in the health policy discourse, and this article attempts to combine the two; namely, we try to address whether the latter can be used to reduce the...
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 7 A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Social Inequalities in Health and Aging Source : Adapted from House 2002 Figure 7. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Social Inequalities in Health and Aging. / Source: Adapted from House 2002 More
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Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 2 Health Inequity under Repeal and Replace Figure 2. Health Inequity under Repeal and Replace More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 487–522.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jennifer M. Mellor; Jeffrey Milyo Several recent studies have made the provocative claim that income inequality is an important determinant of population health. The primary evidence for this hypothesis is the repeated finding—across countries and across U.S. states— that there is an association...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 889–920.
Published: 01 December 2010
... policy interventions to address these disparities. This article presents findings from an exploratory study of the public's values and priorities as they relate to social inequalities in health. Forty-three subjects were presented with a scenario depicting health inequalities by social class and were...
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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 April 2002) 27 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Jennifer M. Mellor; Jeffrey Milyo © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Deaton, Angus. 2001 . Health, Inequality, and Economic Development . Unpublished manuscript. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University. Deaton, A., and D. Lubotsky. 2001 . Mortality,Inequality, and Race in American...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Vanessa Northington Gamble; Deborah Stone What is the relationship between scientific research and government action in addressing health inequalities in the United States? What factors increase the impact of scientific research on public policy? To answer these questions, we focus on racial and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2006) 31 (5): 1024–1029.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Ming Wen Sarah Curtis. Health and Inequality: Geographical Perspectives. London: Sage, 2004. xiv + 329 pp. $99 cloth; $39.95 paper. Duke University Press 2006 Bourdieu, Pierre. 1984 . Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 849–887.
Published: 01 December 2010
... health care system to emphasize inequalities, could also, however, mobilize public support for policy change by activating underlying attitudes about the unfairness or injustice of these inequalities. In this article, we draw on original data from a nationally representative survey to describe Americans...
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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 2017) 42 (5): 803–839.
Published: 01 October 2017
... characterization of group differences (by SES, race/ethnicity, or territory), and the theorized causes of health inequalities (socioeconomic structures versus health care system features). In all three countries, reports throughout the period alluded at least minimally to inequalities in social determinants as the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 89–118.
Published: 01 February 2011
... unable to assess differences in the need for these procedures. Although older persons have greater access to specialty care in the United States, there appears to be much better access to primary care in England. We are unable to draw comparisons on the extent of inequalities in access to health care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 February 2013
... many people use their individual options of exit and voice, which could lead to inequality between users and nonusers. We identify delegation as a possible solution to this problem, using Dutch health care as a case study to explore this option. Notwithstanding various advantages, we show that voice...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
... — already unequally distributed in society — are associated with differential rates of voter turnout, then these inequalities in democratic representation could, in turn, produce further health inequity. In this study, we use data from eight states from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 925–960.
Published: 01 October 2017
... health care inequities among Latinos due to concern about exposure to immigration law enforcement authorities. Using data from the 2015 Latino National Health and Immigration Survey, we examine the extent to which the politics of immigration deters individuals from going to health care providers and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 97–112.
Published: 01 February 1987
... inequities, and an unhealthy contemplation of the definition of health. These problems are the result of structural deficiencies in the approach, and so will not be rectified by tinkering with the definitions adopted. As an alternative, we present an outline of a functional (inductive) approach, which seeks...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 305–321.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Alain Enthoven The markets for health insurance and health care are not naturally competitive: they are susceptible to many forms of market failure. Health plans and consumers may use strategies that lead to inequity and inefficiency. But experience with successful models of competition suggests...