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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 255–269.
Published: 01 April 1986
... to include protections for handicapped newborns. Activists in the movement chose the issue of Baby Jane Doe because they believed it would attract welcome publicity, give them the appearance of supporting civil rights, and enhance their argument as to the legal rights of the fetus and thus strengthen...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 February 2015
... instrumental in improving both policies and programs at a critical juncture, when the national responses to the epidemic had been ineffective. At the same time, those global interventions met resistance and led to unintended consequences, both welcome and unwelcome. Furthermore, the looming specter of donor...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 February 2016
...—unfairly limit the permissible means to achieve the goal of health protection. We argue that public health should welcome and promote the human rights framework. In almost every instance, this will make public health more effective in the long run, because the goals of public health and human rights...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
... of the burden onto the elderly through increased cost sharing or higher premiums also will not solve the program's fiscal problems over the long term. The remaining alternativeimposing higher income or payroll taxes on the under-65 population is also unlikely to be a welcome solution. The authors argue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (1): 153–158.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Leo Uzych; Eleanor D. Kinney Publishers Note Unsolicited responses to articles that appear in JHPPL are welcome and will be considered for publication on submission to the editor. Send items to Mark A. Peterson, Editor, 3G03 Forbes Quadrangle, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. JHPPL...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 1991
... into their decision-making process. This development should be welcomed. Guidelines should prove to be useful as either inculpatory or exculpatory evidence of negligence. They are unlikely to generate much new litigation, although there is some potential for suits against those who issue guidelines, especially...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 6 (4): 577.
Published: 01 August 1982
... that will accompany articles. We will welcome further thought- ful contributions to this debate. In this issue we offer Daniel Sigelman’s “Palm-Reading the Invisible Hand: A Critical Examination of Pro-Competitive Reform Proposals ,” along with a response by James F. Blumstein, “On the Other Hand: Some...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (2): 185–187.
Published: 01 April 1981
.... 185 186 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law careful work on health problems of the advanced industrial societies and of the developing world. We would also welcome more articles on histori- cal subjects. Comparative and historical papers might come with policy lessons clearly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 1985
... the sophisticated case study is as welcome as the most elaborate regression, for the proof of the pudding is in the eating, not the fidelity with which a recipe is followed. Third, although our focus is the polity, in its broadest sense, we recognize that a wide range of academic disciplines and practical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (6): 1009–1011.
Published: 01 December 1998
... time and space. In this context, Community Organizing and Com- munity Building for Health, edited by Meredith Minkler, makes a much welcome addition to a scarce literature about the manifestation of such problems and how to deal with them. Still, I have to confess, this review is difficult...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 530–532.
Published: 01 April 1982
... and patterns. In the second chapter, the authors introduce the criteria they have chosen to evaluate the different schemes and their empiricaljustifica- tion. Doing so, they realize a most welcome clean-up in a barnyard otherwise overburdened by pious talk and illusions. The third chapter, the most...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (6): 1410–1412.
Published: 01 December 1999
... “how do we change the health behaviors of minorities?” to “how do we change the social context of minorities?” This “macro” approach would be a shift back to the fun- damental principles of public health. It would be welcomed greatly. This is why I was pleased to learn of the publication...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (4): 1081–1084.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Per- spective are welcome. Many of us have heard repeatedly “if you have seen one rural com- munity, you have seen one rural community” in discussions of research and rural health issues. Rural health is a study in contrasts and not an echo of single-minded themes. Joyce Beaulieu and David...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (3): 523–532.
Published: 01 June 2001
... M. Mellor and Jeffrey Milyo on the “ecological association between income inequality and health”? As far as it goes, it represents a welcome and constructive addition to the burgeoning literature on inequal- ities in health by income, but where it does not go...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 February 2020
... scientists do write about public health, they tend to write about global public health issues. There are easily more political science publications about the World Health Organization than there are about comparative public health politics. Trein's book is therefore a welcome exploration of inexplicably...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 425–428.
Published: 01 April 1989
... care. The hospital also had a set of mores and squabbles which were peculiar to that institution. Rosenberg surveys them all. For example, trustees insisted that the newer physicians not smoke or socialize. Physician researchers were not always welcome, even at university hospitals, for fear...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (2): 336–339.
Published: 01 April 1984
..., for example, that what the public bemoans as escalating cost, the manufacturers of high-tech medical equip- ment necessarily welcome as increasing profits. But he also shows that even medical centers, philanthropic organizations, and the government advance medi- cal policies that are guided...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (5): 809–813.
Published: 01 October 2011
... individuals think about affordable health insurance in the beginning of the twenty-­first century. I welcome your thoughts about this. If the ACA is to achieve one of its primary objectives — providing affordable health insurance to all American citizens — then these ques- tions must be answered...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 689–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and the Politics of Modern Medical Care. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009. 353 pp. $55.00 paper. This book is weighty and welcome, two adjectives that do not always go together. Truly comparative work in health policy has always been the weak sibling to single-­country studies, which, strictly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 871–879.
Published: 01 August 1993
... proposed would ameliorate-or perpetuate-current patterns of racial discrimination. Acknowledgingthe Obvious Smith’s contributions in these pages and elsewhere are so welcome, not because they contain novel insights but because he is nearly alone in his insistence that we acknowledge...