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The Impact of Women in Congress

Debra L. Dodson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the complex relationship between women’s presence and impact in two strikingly different, consecutive congresses. Drawing on hundreds of elite interviews and archival information, ... More


The Dangers of the Market Panacea

Mark Schlesinger

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of market ideology and how it has reshaped understanding of the nature and import of inequality within the American health-care system. It describes four changes ... More


New Zealand: Retrenchment and Reconstruction

Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, Julia Moser, Claudia Bogedan, Edith Gindulis, and Stephan Leibfried

in Transformations of the Welfare State: Small States, Big Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296323
eISBN:
9780191700774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296323.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Compared with Austria, Denmark, and Switzerland, New Zealand experienced the most radical changes in its economy. No programme was left unscathed by various governments' attempts at retrenchment and ... More


Generating a National Debate about Federal Health Policy, 1935–1939

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1935 to 1939. Despite her many other roles, Roche's primary obligation in the New Deal government was oversight of health policy. She ... More


The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explores the delegation of authority over American social programs to private actors. In the development of the American welfare state, policy-makers have often avoided direct governmental ... More


Introduction

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an overview of how the American welfare state delegates authority to private actors through the contracting out of social programs and development of publicly-subsidized private ... More


Incrementalism Adds Up?

Lawrence D. Brown

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0046
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that diminishing the scope of inequality in U.S. health care has little to do with comprehensive, enfolding policy that routs inequality. Rather, it has much to do with ... More


The Institutionalization of Community Action in Public Health *

Mark Wolfson and Maria Parries

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of community action in public health. To say that some kind of activity is “institutionalized” means that it has become “routine,” a relatively stable ... More


Comparative Policy Analysis and Health Care An Introduction

Theodore R. Marmor, Richard Freeman, and Kieke G. H. Okma

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the methodological questions raised by concerns about weaknesses in international comparison in health policy. The core question is how one nation can learn from another ... More


The Logic of Medical Markets: The United States, 1980–Present

Marc A. Rodwin

in Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine: The United States, France, and Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755486
eISBN:
9780199894918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755486.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ronald Reagan's election in 1980 signaled a policy shift in the United States that reduced government regulation and promoted markets. This set the stage for the fourth phase of the history of the ... More


Germany Evidence, Policy, and Politics in Health Care Reform

Martin Pfaff

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines heath care reform in Germany. It begins with a brief description of the German health care system and its operation—its political dynamics and its recent evolution. It then ... More


The Health Service Policy Community: Professionals Pre-eminent or Under Challenge?

Gerald Wistow

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at the health service policy network. It describes the evolution of formal organizational and managerial frameworks within the National Health Service (NHS). It also emphasizes the ... More


Assessing the Policy Impacts of Deliberative Civic Engagement: Comparing Engagement in the Health Policy Processes of Brazil and Canada

Gregory Barrett, Miriam Wyman, and P. Coelho Vera Schattan

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

To date, much of the research on the quality of deliberation has been devoted to assessing the democratic performance of deliberation or its impact on participants, rather than the impact on policy ... More


Polity-making without Policy-making: European Union Healthcare Services Policy

Scott Greer

in Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

European Union health care policy looks like an important and growing field from the perspective of Brussels: case law, legislation, lobbyists, intra-Commission disputes and all of the other signs of ... More


The United Kingdom Health Policy Learning in the National Health Service

Mark Exworthy and Richard Freeman

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the United Kingdom's health care reform experience in the last decades of the twentieth century. It describes a pattern whereby reform meant to realize the original vision gave ... More


Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Richard Freeman and Steve Sturdy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This important collection presents a radical reconception of the place of knowledge in contemporary policy making in Europe, based not on assumptions about evidence, expertise or experience but on ... More


Hospital Care in the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands

Kieke G. H. Okma and Michael B. Decter

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Hospitals across countries face common pressures of changing ideology, shifting consumer demand, and financial and budgetary pressure. This chapter addresses the question of whether such common ... More


The United States Risks for Americans and Lessons for Abroad

Joseph White

in Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149838
eISBN:
9780300155952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149838.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter surveys the strategies, tactics, and results of US efforts to change health care policy. It begins by discussing the international health policy agenda in the mid-1990s. It identifies ... More


At the Center of Power: Roche in the New Deal Government, 1934–1939

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1934 to 1939. Serving as assistant secretary of the treasury in the New Deal government carried Roche to the height of her renown and power. ... More


Global Health Inequalities and Justice

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses challenges of global health inequalities in the current global health policy system. It then describes provincial globalism and a shared health governance framework as ... More


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