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The Insurers Triumphant

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter demonstrates how the coalition of insurance companies, managed-care firms, and small businesses destroyed a proposal for home care for disabled people in the 1980s, and notes that the ... More


Introduction

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter discusses the basic right to health care, which is recognized in international law and guaranteed by the constitutions of many nations, but notes that there are still a ... More


Evidence and health inequalities: the Black, Acheson and Marmot Reports

Mark Exworthy and Adam Oliver

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Inquiries have been occasionally held to synthesise extant evidence about health inequalities and to make recommendations for their alleviation, notably inquiries by Douglas Black, Donald Acheson and ... More


Case studies in health policy: an introduction

Mark Exworthy and Martin Powell

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Case studies have become arguably the predominant method by which much of social science is conducted. With its own long pedigree, health policy (allied to public and social policy) has not been ... More


Diets, Malnutrition, and Disease: The Indian Experience

Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha, and Vani S Kulkarni (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099215
eISBN:
9780199084500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099215.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

What distinguishes this book from the current literature is its analysis of malnutrition and its meticulous exploration of dietary transition, poverty nutrition traps and links between multiple ... More


Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Mark Exworthy, Stephen Peckham, Martin Powell, and Alison Hann (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book examines the role that case studies play in understanding and explaining British health policy. Overall, the chapters cover the key health policy literatures in terms of the policy process, ... More


Aids in the Uk: The making of policy, 1981–1994 (Berridge, 1996): a case-study in British health policy

David Evans

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter uses Virginia Berridge's book (1996) AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981–1994 to interpret the policy responses to the emergence of AIDS in the 1980s as a new policy problem in ... More


Who choosing what? The evolution of the use of ‘choice’ in the NHS, and its importance for New Labour

Ian Greener

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter addresses the role of ‘choice’ in UK health policy documents. It studies the changes in who is meant to make choices in the National Health Service and the kinds of choices that they are ... More


Health Status and the Public Health System in India

V. Sujatha

in Sociology of Health and Medicine: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099130
eISBN:
9780199082995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099130.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter we present sociologically significant aspects of the public health system under eight sections, broadly covering the themes: Health status of the population, Health care delivery and ... More


Policy learning from case studies in health policy: taking forward the debate

Mark Exworthy and Stephen Peckham

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The first aim of this chapter is to trace the inter-connections between case studies and policy learning in the context of health policy. It poses a series of questions concerning how the learning ... More


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