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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1023–1057.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Adam Bonica; Howard Rosenthal; Kristy Blackwood; David J. Rothman Abstract Context: The distribution of physicians across geography and employers has important implications for the delivery of medical services. This study examines how the political beliefs of physicians influence their decisions...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (6): 855–884.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Affordable Care Act polarization marketplaces premiums political geography When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010, one prominent designer of the law envisioned that its marketplaces would revolutionize the way Americans procure health insurance (Advisory Board 2014 ). In...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (3): 505–531.
Published: 01 June 2019
...David K. Jones Abstract Context: Scholars have called on public health to more commonly and more effectively learn from political science to understand the political determinants of health. They argue that policy decisions affecting health cannot be understood without appreciating the political...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (2): 356–374.
Published: 01 April 2006
... historians and students of political socialization. The robustness and persistence of Morone’s cycles may also have roots deep in demography and American political geography. In the United States, social and physical mobility often go hand in hand, giving Amer- icans ample opportunities to join...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 967–981.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sarah E. Gollust; Rebekah H. Nagler; Erika Franklin Fowler Abstract The coronavirus public health crisis is also a political-communication and health-communication crisis. In this article, the authors describe the key communication-related phenomena and evidence of concerning effects manifested in...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 865–900.
Published: 01 October 2017
... communities with vulnerable health care constituents facilitates achieving health equity (as I argue it does), then policies that offer people access to health resources must not simultaneously weaken the political strength of their communities. Instead, the distinct geography of disadvantage in the United...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 997–1012.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Matthew M. Kavanagh; Renu Singh Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged governments around the world. It also has challenged conventional wisdom and empirical understandings in the comparative politics and policy of health. Three major questions present themselves: First, some of the...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (6): 1135–1172.
Published: 01 December 2014
... that these empirical observations may be tied to the geography of the social service safety net. As is the case with other types of nonprofit social services, we note the possibility that nonprofit providers receiving Medicaid locate offices that create mismatches between the areas where Medicaid...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 57–95.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., Congress enacted and the president signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), bringing to a close a year of active political debate over health care reform, not to mention nearly a century of attempts at federal health care reform (Jacobs and Skocpol 2010 ). Despite this success, as soon...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2020
... death rates, overdose rates, and addiction rates manifested across varied geographies, ages, and racial and ethnic groups (CDC n.d. ; Scholl et al. 2019 ). Opioids impaired economic productivity, strained health care systems, created new demands on the criminal justice system, and burdened family and...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (2): 303–333.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau In this article, post-modern theory is described and applied to health politics with examples from community health organizing, social movements, and health promotion. Post-modernism questions conventional assumptions about concepts such as representation, participation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (1): 111–141.
Published: 01 February 2020
... national-level political implications of the law. Methods: I examine three largely unstudied areas of marketplace implementation: navigator laws, transitional plan termination, and rating area configurations. For each policy area, I use linear probability models to investigate the determinants of state...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (3): 879–896.
Published: 01 June 1997
... group politics is not the most useful framework. Medical Workforce Policy Michael Sparer discusses federal and state action to reduce the maldis- tribution of providers by geography and specialty. Many communities do not have enough providers, and it has been thought that the United States has...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 313–322.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Alina Gildiner Laura Jones, ed. Safe Enough? Managing Risk and Regulation . Vancouver, BC: Fraser Institute, 2000. 279 pp. $19.95CDN cloth. S. Robert Lichter and Stanley Rothman. Environmental Cancer—A Political Disease? New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999. 256 pp. $40.00 cloth...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Barry G. Rabe Thomas H. Fletcher. From Love Canal to Environmental Justice: The Politics of Hazardous Waste on the Canada-U.S. Border . Peterborough,Ontario: Broadview, 2003. 239 pp. $19.95 paper. © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Books...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 February 2013
... look at its success. This article considers the politics of policy ideas to analyze the potential rhetorical strengths of reducing variation. It finds that this idea appeals to multiple health care audiences, remains practically and politically ambiguous as to problem and solution, and resonates with...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (2): 211–233.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the epidemic; they then apply event history analysis to study the timing of implementation of five social distancing policies across all 50 states. Results: The most important predictor of when states adopted social distancing policies is political: all else equal, states led by Republican...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (5): 987–1021.
Published: 01 October 2013
... nascent alcohol policy in such a context is both timely and valuable. Indeed, such analyses bring to the fore the deeply contextual and contingent nature of alcohol's problematization in politics, policy, and public life. To examine these assertions, we explore the “attention allocation” processes of two...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (6): 1213–1251.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., state policy makers in high-spending states enact less generous Medicaid and CHIP policies. Results also indicate that the political environments of states are very important in determining their eligibility policies, but fewer political variables influence payment policies. In addition to including...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (3): 489–529.
Published: 01 June 1999
... the U.S. welfare state. Labor's relative ineffectiveness has deep institutional and political roots and was not merely a consequence of its dwindling membership base. Several key institutions of the private welfare state, notably the Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds and the Employment Retirement...