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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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 Unpublished manuscript.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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 June 2001
...James S. House JHPPL 26.3-02 House 5/3/01 5:16 PM Page 523 Commentary Relating Social Inequalities in Health and Income...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (5): 755–759.
Published: 01 October 2021
... ). While these descriptive data confirm the highly unequal impact of the pandemic, a comprehensive understanding of how these inequities came to be requires a multidisciplinary approach. It is necessary to not only engage with the epidemiological issues of disease distribution but also examine the politics...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 905–906.
Published: 01 December 2020
... this strain of coronavirus is novel, its impact both within and across countries is shaped by familiar social and political institutions, public policies, inequalities, and government actions (and inaction). The path of COVID-19 is varied, its burdens fall unequally on different populations, and governments...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (5): 785–809.
Published: 01 October 2021
... that the “have” hospitals with the most days of cash on hand received more funding per bed than hospitals with fewer than 50 days of cash on hand (the “have nots”). Conclusions: Despite extreme racial inequities, which COVID-19 exposed early in the pandemic, the federal government rewards those hospitals...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 177–209.
Published: 01 April 2020
... are not significantly related to sponsorship of punishment-oriented bills. Conclusions: These results suggest that the racial inequalities and double standards of drug policy still persist but in different forms. Prior research shows that attention to the issue of illegal drugs is often divorced from objective...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law 10234156.
Published: 27 September 2022
... is a powerful institutional mechanism that state legislatures sometimes deploy to inhibit or nullify municipal efforts to address housing-based inequities. Local housing policies are often high stakes, ideologically laden, and politically salient—making them a clear target for preemptive action. Political...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Daniel Béland daniel.beland@mcgill.ca Clare Bambra , Julia Lynch , and Katherine E. Smith . The Unequal Pandemic: COVID-19 and Health Inequalities . Bristol, UK : Policy Press , 2021 . 198 pp. $18.00 . (EPDF and EPUB available open access). Copyright © 2023 by Duke...
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Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 2 Health Inequity under Repeal and Replace More
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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 More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (6): 849–887.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in the 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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 803–839.
Published: 01 October 2017
... in the 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...