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Introduction

Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, and Conor M. Dowling

in Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203225
eISBN:
9780691208565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203225.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter explains why evidence-based medicine is important. The sluggish incorporation of medical evidence into clinical practice is a concern for three key reasons: safety, quality, ... More


Conclusion: Postenactment Coalition Building (and Other Strategies for Sustaining Reform in a Polarized Age)

Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, and Conor M. Dowling

in Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203225
eISBN:
9780691208565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203225.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the evidence-based medicine (EBM) reform project. Ultimately, if the EBM project is to realize its aspirational goal to improve the quality and efficiency of U.S. medical ... More


Redefining Beauty: Elizabeth Nunez’s and Pauline Melville’s Exploration of Illness, Migration, and Transformation

Jennifer Donahue

in Taking Flight: Caribbean Women Writing from Abroad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828637
eISBN:
9781496828743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828637.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The fourth chapter turns to works by Pauline Melville and Elizabeth Nunez to explore how breast cancer and anorexia nervosa offer physical and emotional renewal for the protagonists. In The Migration ... More


Incentivizing the Law: How Organized Actors Change Women’s Preferences

Poulami Roychowdhury

in Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Before they could propel women toward the criminal justice system, brokers had to contend with the fact that most women wanted to “run a family.” Before and during the actual work of mediation, ... More


Looking North from Barra de Cazones

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

In Barra De Cazones, Veracruz, we ordered Modelos at an empty beach­front restaurant, La Palapa de Kime, on a muggy July afternoon. A handful of vacationers were ... More


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