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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 February 1986
... sciences in the effort to grapple with the idea of race and its implications for the nature-nurture question. This paper outlines the current anthropological and social perspective on race, and applies this view to problems of disease epidemiology. It is proposed that uncritical use of the traditional...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 822–824.
Published: 01 August 1987
... effects attributed to the vaccine. In his discussion of mental health epidemiology and policy, Klerman focuses on social, economic, and political conditions that come between epidemiologic evidence and policy. While the chapter contains much information on the history of policy regarding the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 523–524.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Robert M. Kaiser Peter C. English. Rheumatic Fever in America and Britain: A Biological, Epidemiological, and Medical History. New Brunswick, NJ:Rutgers University Press, 1999. 320 pp. $50.00 cloth. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 599–626.
Published: 01 August 2016
... health health expenditures social disparities in health social epidemiology The career of David Mechanic spans and underlies the modern development of the sociology and social science of medicine and health. Many have contributed to this development, but Mechanic has uniquely made early, major...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 165–190.
Published: 01 February 1994
... synthesis and assessment of experimental and epidemiologic research on health effects, this paper explores the diversity of institutional interpretations to shed some light on the social and political responses to the issue and how these might shape its future in public policy. The paper concentrates on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 338–354.
Published: 01 June 1976
... abuse has been viewed as one of “bad users” rather than “bad substances.” This regard of alcoholism has helped exonerate the majority of drinkers and the alcohol industry from responsibility. However, mounting epidemiological evidence demonstrates that a primary factor in rates of diseases such as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 101–164.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Candace H. Feldman; Gary L. Darmstadt; Vishwajeet Kumar; Jennifer Prah Ruger Abstract Understanding the relationship between women's political participation and health has eluded researchers and cannot be adequately studied using traditional epidemiological or social scientific methodologies. We...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 297–298.
Published: 01 April 2002
...- dence and concludes that the income inequality hypothesis has proven a dry well; he urges public health researchers to move on to more promis- ing areas of inquiry within the field of social determinants of health. In 1. Elsewhere, we analyze individual-level data and show that there is no robust...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 June 2001
... with my and others’ readings of the social epidemiological evi- dence (cf. Black, 2000). This is another area, however, where increased engagement of econo- mists with research on social disparities in health is desirable. JHPPL 26.3-02 House 5/3/01 5:16 PM Page 526...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the claims process was well targeted, thelevel of claims making and receipt was low, with the ratio of successful claims to potentially compensable events being approximately 1:30. Comparison of social and clinical characteristics of the two data sets revealed a degree of selectivity. Compared with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 197–201.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Martha Minow Viviana A. Zelizer, Pricing the Priceless Child: The Changing Social Value of Children (New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1985), 229 pp., $18.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 Book Reviews 197 the projects proved...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 173–175.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Deborah A. Stone Will Wright, The Social Logic of Health (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1982), 215 pp., $14.95 Copyright © 1983 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1983 Reviews Will Wright, The Social Logic of Health (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 537–539.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Andrew Scull Barbara M. Brenzel, Daughters of the State: A Social Portrait of the First Reform School for Girls in North America, 1856–1905 (Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1983), 206 pp., $20.00 Copyright © 1984 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1984...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1979) 3 (4): 568–574.
Published: 01 August 1979
... materialist epidemiological studies on the business cycle, social stress, and general illness-producing conditions of Ameri- 574 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law can capitalisrn.I* However, these studies, for the most part, may not have been available at the time of writing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1101–1130.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., VA: Department of Economics, College of William and Mary. ———. 2004b . Social Capital and Contributions in a Public Goods Experiment. American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings) 94 : 373 -376. Baum, Fran. 1999 . Social Capital: Is It Good for Your Health? Journal of Epidemiology...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 184–187.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Mark Scherzer Ronald Bayer, Private Acts, Social Consequences: AIDS and the Politics of Public Health . New York: Free Press, 1989. 282 pp. $22.95 cloth. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 184 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law seasoned scholar who could...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 181–196.
Published: 01 February 1999
... Follow Scientists and Engineers through Society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Parsons , T. 1951 . The Social System. New York: Free Press. Schluchter , W. 1981 . The Rise of Western Rationalism: Max Weber’s Developmental History, trans. G. Roth. Berkeley: University of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Carol A. Boyer; Bradford H. Gray Abstract David Mechanic has been a pioneering leader in the social and behavioral sciences of health, health services, and health and mental health policy for more than fifty years. One of David's most distinctive qualities has been his vision in identifying trends...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1051–1061.
Published: 01 August 1995
.... Books Review Essay A Large-Scale Social Science Experiment in Health Finance: Findings, Significance, and Value Joseph P. Newhouse and The Insurance Experiment Group. Free for All? Lessons from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. Cam- bridge...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1131–1162.
Published: 01 December 2005
...., and S. L. Syme. 1979 . Social Networks, Host Resistance, and Mortality: A Nine-Year Follow-up Study of Alameda County Residents. American Journal of Epidemiology 109 : 186 -204. Brooks-Gunn, J., G. J. Duncan, and P. R. Britto. 1999 . Are Socioeconomic Gradients for Children Similar to Those...