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American Health Care Policy and Politics: Is Fragmentation a Helpful Category for Understanding Health Reform Experience and Prospects?

Theodore R. Marmor

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.015
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter addresses the past four decades of American health care politics, asking whether the idea of fragmentation provides a central and helpful analytical perspective. Part I reviews the ... More


The Congressional Graveyard for Health Care Reform

Mark A. Peterson

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/9780195170665.003.0036
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that Congress may be called the graveyard of major health reforms. It begins by examining the institutional setting of U.S. governance in which Congress is embedded and highlights ... More


Introduction: Diseases in American Public Life

Rachel Kahn Best

in Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

For more than a century, disease campaigns have been the causes Americans ask their neighbors to donate to and the issues that inspire them to march and volunteer. Studies of social movements, ... More


Repressed interests: explaining why patients and the public have little influence on healthcare policy: Alford's concepts of dominant, challenging and repressed interests

Stephen Peckham and Micky Willmott

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/9781847427588.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Robert Alford used a case-study approach to determine why attempts at health care reform in New York in the 1970s often failed to resolve problems in the health system such as rising costs, staff ... More


Publicity Over Prevention, Cures Over Care

Rachel Kahn Best

in Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Focusing on diseases shapes the types of goals advocacy organizations pursue and the types of laws Congress passes. Over time, the pressure to adopt goals that fit neatly within disease categories, ... More


Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Katherine E. Smith, Clare Bambra, and Sarah E. Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The UK has been recognized as a global leader in health inequalities research and policy. Yet, despite post-1997 policy commitments, by most measures the UK’s health inequalities have continued to ... More


African American Responses to Medical Discrimination Before 1966

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter gives an account of the history of African American health-focused activisms that led to the Black Panther Party’s health politics. It surveys significant moments of the long civil ... More


Markets and Metropolis

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the local and community institutions that influence technological development and markets for the pharmaceutical industry. It investigates the role of cities and localized ... More


Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Rachel Kahn Best

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Americans come together to fight diseases. For over 100 years, they have asked their neighbors to contribute to disease campaigns and supported health policies that target one disease at a time. ... More


“Carthage Must Be Destroyed”: Health, Housing, and the New Deal

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses black church women’s activism under the stress of the Great Depression and New Deal, social and economic dislocations that turned black housing and black bodies into contested ... More


The NHS in 1990

Ian Greener, Barbara E. Harrington, David J. Hunter, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell

in Reforming healthcare: What's the evidence?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307112
eISBN:
9781447310938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307112.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter aims to provide the context for the rest of the book, exploring the NHS in 1990 in terms of its organisational structure and dynamics at that time. The chapter proceeds by presenting the ... More


Conclusion: Picking Fights

Rachel Kahn Best

in Common Enemies: Disease Campaigns in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918408
eISBN:
9780190918446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918408.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Disease campaigns reveal why private charity cannot replace political solutions to social problems. Private charity and voluntary campaigns favor narrow, corporate-friendly, and uncontroversial ... More


Origins of Black Panther Party Health Activism

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how and why the survival or “serve the people” programs came to play a central role in the Black Panther Party organization, focusing on factors that caused the evolution of the ... More


The World Health Organization

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the nature of international health politics by focusing on how the World Health Organization (WHO) bureaucracy has responded to external demands in a way that satisfies the member ... More


[Untitled]: Race and Health in the Post–Civil Rights Era

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes the scope of the Black Panther Party’s activism, considering its influence on how health inequality is historicized and theorized. It talks about the Black Panther’s health ... More


Conclusion

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Conclusion accounts for the fate of the women whose ideas are examined in this book, and takes stock of the legacies of their sexological work. It further lays out the benefits of pursuing a ... More


How Organizations Develop Activists: Civic Associations and Leadership in the 21st Century

Hahrie Han

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199336760
eISBN:
9780199394739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why are some civic associations better than others at getting—and keeping—people involved in activism? From MoveOn.org to the National Rifle Association, Health Care for America Now to the Sierra ... More


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