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From Fieldwork to Facts to Firearms Control: Research and Advocacy Toward Stricter Firearms Control Legislation in South Africa

Maylene Shung King, Paula Proudlock, and Lori Michelson

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Firearms were found to be a major cause of injury and death among children in the 5- to 18-year-old age group and the leading cause of death in young men in their late teens in South Africa. In the ... More


Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Americans like to believe that the medical care we get from our doctors is based on solid scientific evidence. We hear often that American medical care and medical research are the best in the world. ... More


Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Robert I. Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Private enterprise drives health care more pervasivelyin the United Statesthananywhere else in the developed world. To many people,thisis evidence of a resounding “free-market” success. However, ... More


A sick city in a sick country

David Baruffati, Mhairi Mackenzie, David Walsh, and Bruce Whyte

in Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447349778
eISBN:
9781447349792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349778.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The comparatively poor contemporary health profiles of Scotland and, in particular, Glasgow have become widely known. Drawing on a body of research compiled by the Glasgow Centre for Population ... More


Governing Sexual Health: Bridging Biocitizenship and Sexual Citizenship

Steven Epstein

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes how sexual health has become a touchstone in discussions about political belonging in the United States. By linking the management of the individual body to the governance of ... More


Health Equity and the Societal Determinants of Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Operationalizing our political economy of health framework, this chapter introduces the role of societal determinants and determination of health (SDOH) in producing health and disease at multiple, ... More


Aligning Clinical Practice with Best Evidence of Comparative Effectiveness: Payment Policy for Evidence-Based Medical Care

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Contemporary U.S. health care is characterized by the under-use of services known to improve patients’ outcomes and the over-use of services beyond what can benefit patients. Large proportions of ... More


A Principled Critique of the ACA and the ACA in an Evolutionary Perspective

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter begins with an analysis of the ACA for what it is: the realization of an approach to health care reform that traces its origins to the conservative framework for health care reform once ... More


Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas Besharov and Karen Baehler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The story of China’s spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country’s equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition. Between the ... More


The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


Introduction

Rebecca L. Walker, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Mara Buchbinder

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/9781469630359.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction to Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: New Conversations Across the Disciplines describes the terrain of health justice and inequalities and the multiple disciplinary ... More


The affordable dream

Christopher Dye

in The Great Health Dilemma: Is Prevention Better than Cure?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198853824
eISBN:
9780191888205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853824.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Prevention is integral to achieving health equity and Universal Health Coverage. And yet prevention is a healthcare orphan: it is not usually a priority in the health sector or in any other sector of ... More


Introduction: Health Inequities in India—The Larger Dimensions

Purendra Prasad

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a narrative that explains the politics of access (distribution, utilization, outcomes) as well as the context in which health inequalities are produced in India. While fields ... More


Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Purendra Prasad and Amar Jesani (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Equity and Access attempts to unravel the complex narrative of why inequities in the health sector are growing and access to basic health care is worsening, and the underlying forces that contribute ... More


Political Issues

Elisabeth Solvang Koren

in New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section approaches the political issues that concerned Norwegian shipping as part of the international shipping industry, from four separate angles. The first explores the Norwegian Health ... More


From precondition to goal of development: health and medicine in the planning and politics of British Tanganyika

Walter Bruchhausen

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the changing meanings, popular expectations, health policies and medical views connected to the term “development” in the health care of Tanganyika Territory. The idea that ... More


Beyond Medicine

Paul V. Dutton

in Beyond Medicine: Why European Social Democracies Enjoy Better Health Outcomes Than the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754555
eISBN:
9781501754586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754555.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter explains that the preeminent challenge of US social reform today is to create a balanced health system that can meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. Policies will ... More


Universal Health Coverage: How Viable?

K. Srinath Reddy and Manu Raj Mathur

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In the last few decades, several initiatives have been undertaken by Government of India to increase access to essential health services. A framework for UHC was also developed by a High Level Expert ... More


Inclusive economic growth for health equity: in search of the elusive evidence

Guillem López-Casasnovas and Laia Maynou

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The links between health and development are complex but sufficiently well-established for policy development purposes. The whole idea that health is not a burden on the economy, but is an active ... More


Violence against Women as a Health Care Issue: Perceptions and Approaches

Sangeeta Rege and Padma Bhate-Deosthali

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Women often approach health facilities to seek treatment for health consequences emerging out of violence. Health facilities are also mandated by several laws in India to play a therapeutic and ... More


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