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Public Attitudes and Changes in Health Care Systems: A Confrontation and a Puzzle

Achille Ardigó

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Considers what citizens perceive to be the responsibilities of their governments and the way they assess the activities of government concerning the management of the welfare state, with particular ... More


If Only It Were So Simple: Public Health Services and EU Law

Tamara K Hervey

in Market Integration and Public Services in the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199607730
eISBN:
9780191725258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607730.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of ‘public health services’ in the context of the EU's Member States in the 21st century. It then considers the current position of the relationships between EU ... More


The Welfare State: The Security Dimension

Per Arnt Pettersen

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The basic question for analysis in this chapter is whether people prefer that security benefits such as state pension schemes, public health services, and unemployment benefits should expand, ... More


Pathways to Care: Need, Attitudes, Barriers

Ramin Mojtabai, William W. Eaton, and Pallab K. Maulik

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines pathways to the service system and the effects of stigma on both access to and utilization of mental health services. It first presents an overview of the process of seeking ... 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


Critical Global Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings together an international group that includes anthropologists, historians, and an epidemiologist and human-rights scholar ... More


Public health in Africa

David Sanders, Ehi Igumbor, Uta Lehmann, Wilma Meeus, and Delanyo Dovlo

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses public health issues relevant to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It outlines the current health status in SSA in relation to progress towards achieving the Millennium Development ... More


Fiscal and macroeconomic aspects of the HIV pandemic

Markus Haacker

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is concerned with the implications of HIV on ‘public policy’, which comprises all areas of government activities, including but beyond the administration of health systems, the delivery ... More


The First Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco: Science and the State in the New Age of Chronic Disease

Allan M. Brandt

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.21
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Surgeon General's Report of 1964 marks a watershed in the history of public health. Following its publication, both the science and the practice of public health were visibly transformed. This ... More


Experience across the other UK Countries

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The book focuses principally on changes since 2000 affecting the public health workforce in England. To balance this, this chapter describes briefly the different systems for employing the public ... More


Innovations in the Organization of Public Health Services for Rural and Remote Parts of India

T. Sundararaman and Rajani Ved

in India as a Pioneer of Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199476084
eISBN:
9780199090839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476084.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Facilitated by the National Rural Health Mission, the last decade has witnessed a number of innovations in the delivery of public health services in India. The pathways by which innovations happened ... More


The Environmental Regulatory State

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in Pesticide Drift and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015981
eISBN:
9780262298766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015981.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Despite being the most advanced in the world, pesticide regulatory agencies in the United States and California have failed to address the pesticide drift problem properly. The history of pesticide ... More


Immigration, Intelligence, and the Public Health Service

Richardson John T. E.

in Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231141680
eISBN:
9780231512114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231141680.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the issues of immigration and intelligence that had arisen in the United States between 1880 and 1912, a period of increasing public clamor and concern that mentally deficient ... More


Quarantine and Eugenic Gatekeeping on the US-Mexican Border

Alexandra Minna Stern

in Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285064
eISBN:
9780520960657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285064.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws more connections between colonial medicine and eugenics along the US–Mexican border, where a protracted quarantine scrutinized and simultaneously racialized the bodies of Mexican ... More


Public Health and Private Pain

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides a detailed account of the first days of the outbreak, revealing the bureaucratic responses of the public health service, and shows that the earliest cases of the outbreak ... More


Financial Conflicts of Interest: The Legacy of Shoeless Joe Jackson

in Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the three types of financial conflict of interest laws affecting the scientific research community. The first section examines personal financial conflicts pertaining to those ... More


The Comparative Study of Institutions: The “Institutional Turn” in Development Studies: A Review

Alejandro Portes and Lori D. Smith

in Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter presents the methodology of the book's study. For the purpose of this study, Latin American countries were selected because of their common historical origins and culture and their ... More


The Alchemy of Empire: Drugs and Development in the Americas

Suzanna Reiss

in We Sell Drugs: The Alchemy of US Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280779
eISBN:
9780520959026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280779.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Raw drug materials imported by U.S. pharmaceutical companies became the foundation for a therapeutic revolution. Governments and corporations embraced drug research and development to lengthen life, ... More


Institutions Count: Their Role and Significance in Latin American Development

Alejandro Portes and Lori D. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273535
eISBN:
9780520954069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What leads to national progress? The growing consensus in the social sciences is that neither capital flows, nor the savings rate, nor diffuse values are the key, but that it lies in the quality of a ... More


Love, Romance, and the National Health Service

Joseph McAleer

in Classes, Cultures, and Politics: Essays on British History for Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579884
eISBN:
9780191804496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579884.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers popular fiction inspired by the National Health Service (NHS) after World War II that was supportive and sympathetic of the emerging health care system. It explores the ... More


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