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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 112-123.
Published: 01 February 1978
... intervention in health care; (2) consumer perceptions of the free market philosophy of health providers; (3) consumer perceptions of their involvement in health policy making; (4) consumer confidence in present systems of health services delivery; and (5) consumer awareness of recent major health legislation...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (2): 439-476.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Rand E. Rosenblatt Because of budgetary and other political pressures. American health care reform (and other social reform) legislation is often not enforced, or is implemented in ways that undermine its egalitarian goals. About 25 years ago the federal courts began to try to reduce this gap...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (6): 977-1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
... physician-assisted suicide(PAS) legislation. In-depth, qualitative interviews with forty-five physically disabled residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, conducted by others with disabilities, revealed a wide breadth of opinions about and attitudes toward such legislation. For close to half of the...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 8 (4): 686-701.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Paul J. Feldstein; Glenn Melnick This paper analyzes Congressional voting behavior on the Gephardt Amendment to President Carter's hospital cost containment legislation. The impact of opposing interest groups is examined: on one side were hospital and medical interest groups; on the other was the...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (2): 385-394.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Wendy E. Parmet Martha A. Derthick. Up in Smoke: From Legislation to Litigation in Tobacco Politics. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 2002. 248 pp. $27.00 paper. Robert Rabin and Stephen D. Sugarman, eds. Regulating Tobacco . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 299 pp...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 789-819.
Published: 01 August 1993
..., Illinois, Texas, and Arizona. Taken together, the case studies demonstrate the difficulties inherent in enacting strong statewide tobacco control legislation. More important, several unmistakable themes emerge from these case studies, shedding light on the barriers to greater legislative success. These...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 769-804.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Uri Aviram; Robert A. Weyer In this article, we discuss changing trends of mental health legislation in the United States using a case study of the process of reforming the civil commitment law in New Jersey. That state’s new commitment law, commonly called the “screening law,” was enacted after a...
in The Dog That Almost Barked: What the ACA Repeal Fight Says about the Resilience of the American Welfare State > Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 1 Public Opinion on Major Legislation since 1990 Source : Christopher Warshaw, George Washington University Figure 1 Public Opinion on Major Legislation since 1990 Source: Christopher Warshaw, George Washington University More
J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 318-321.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Robert B. Hackey John E. McDonough. Experiencing Politics: A Legislator's Stories of Government and Health Care. Berkeley: University of California Press,2000. 354 pp. $50.00 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (2): 263-293.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Katharine W. V. Bradley; Jowei Chen Abstract Why do legislators sometimes engage in behavior that deviates from the expressed policy preferences of constituents who participate in politics at high rates? We examine this puzzle in the context of Democratic legislators' representation of their senior...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (3): 453-461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... combat childhood obesity. In the same year the federal government committed $4.5 billion to child nutrition programs over a ten-year period under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The legislation directs the USDA to set nutrition standards for all food served in schools, which in essence empowers the...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (2): 250-276.
Published: 01 April 1980
... the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Prometheus Revisited: Popular Myths, Medical Realities, and Legislative Actions Concerning Death Carla Dowben, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas Abstract. Natural Death Acts have been enacted...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 6 (4): 653-675.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Pamela Paul-Shaheen; Eugenia S. Carpenter A variety of programs aimed at health care cost containment have been initiated at the state level. This article presents a case study of one state's effort to deal with health care cost issues, focusing on the formulation and adoption of legislation to...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (1): 183-185.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Marshall B. Kapp Bruce Dennis Sales, D. Matthew Powell, Richard Van Duizend, and associates, Disabled Persons and the Law: State Legislative Issues (New York: Plenum Press, 1982), 879 pp., $75.00 Copyright © 1983 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1983...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (6): 1121-1148.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Carol S. Weissert; William G. Weissert State legislative staff may influence health policy by gathering intelligence, setting the agenda, and shaping the legislative proposals. But they may also be stymied in their roles by such institutional constraints as hiring practices and by turnover in...
J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (3): 595-597.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Drew Humphries Laura E. Gomez. Misconceiving Mothers: Legislators, Prosecutors, and the Politics of Prenatal Drug Exposure . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997. 256 pp. $59.95 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 JHPPL 25.3-05.BkRevs (565-612) 5/12/00 11...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 571-589.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Barry G. Rabe Congress plays a central role in national environmental policy formation but appears ill equipped to set policy priorities and devise integrative legislation. Fragmentation of authority among a multiplicity of committees and subcommittees, especially in the House, contributes to these...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (3): 511-535.
Published: 01 June 2018
... plays out in practice. This article examines the degree to which the extensive academic research on the effects of the Affordable Care Act was incorporated within the high-profile legislative advocacy campaign aimed at blocking the law's repeal in early 2017. In this campaign, advocates gathered and...
in Public Health and Agenda Setting: Determinants of State Attention to Tobacco and Vaccines > Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
Published: 01 June 2014
Figure 1 Number of Tobacco-Related Bills Introduced by State Legislative Session Figure 1. Number of Tobacco-Related Bills Introduced by State Legislative Session More