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Help as a Vehicle to Reconciliation, With Particular Reference to Help for Extreme Health Needs

Jeffrey D. Fisher, Arie Nadler, Jessica S. Little, and Tamar Saguy

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how the provision of medical assistance across borders during times of medical emergency (i.e., the AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa) can improve relations between donor and ... More


Titles XIX and XXI: Medicaid and the State Child Health Insurance Program

Andrew W. Dobelstein

in Understanding the Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195366891
eISBN:
9780199894208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366891.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Both Medicaid and the State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are medical assistance programs. Federal funds are granted to states to help defray the costs of providing medical services to ... More


User Charges for Health Care: A Review of the Underlying Theory and Assumptions

GERMANO MWABU

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Efficiency and equity have been the most controversial concerns in the health care financial system for a very long time, specifically in most low-income countries. Since there are informational and ... More


Teamwork: An Obstetrician, a Midwife, and a Doula in Brazil

Ricardo Herbert Jones

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the individual paradigm shift and the options that this shift has created for the women. This “birth model that works” is a replicable model of simplicity: a doctor, a midwife, ... More


Medical Humanitarianism and Health as a Human Right on the Haitian-Dominican Border

Pierre Minn

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the practices and discourses accompanying the provision of medical services in the Dominican Republic to Haitians. Research conducted at a border hospital in Dajabón brings into ... More


Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Few United States government programs are as controversial as those designed to aid the poor. From tax credits to medical assistance, aid to needy families is surrounded by debate—on what benefits ... More


Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Anne M. Butler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Roman Catholic sisters first traveled to the American West as providers of social services, education, and medical assistance. This book traces the ways in which sisters challenged and reconfigured ... More


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