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Coping with Physicians’ Conflicts of Interest in Japan

Marc A. Rodwin

in Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine: The United States, France, and Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755486
eISBN:
9780199894918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755486.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses how the Japanese state addresses physicians' conflicts of interest. The Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) regulates medical practice mainly through controlling ... More


Neither Nurses nor Maids

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter locates the origins of home care as a distinct occupation in the visiting housekeeper programs of the New Deal. With private social welfare agencies and public hospitals reeling from the ... More


The Diffusion of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Political Authoritarianism: The Case of Argentina, 1960s and 1970s 1

Mariano Ben Plotkin

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Mariano Ben Plotkin examines the development of a psychoanalytic culture in Argentina under authoritarian regimes of the 1960s and 1970s. He makes the case that the strong impact of psychoanalysis in ... More


Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Khiara Bridges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book, an ethnography of pregnancy and birth at a large New York City public hospital, explores the role of race in the medical setting. The book investigates how race—commonly seen as biological ... More


Alpha Hospital: Unique, But Not Singular

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the location of the Alpha Hospital within the larger public health context. It discusses the colourful history of the Alpha Hospital, situated within New York City, and also ... More


Volunteers working in a comprehensive palliative care service in Australia

Rosemary Hanley

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter illustrates firsthand experience of coordinating volunteers in palliative care. This experien was gained from initiating, developing, and managing a palliative care volunteer service in ... More


Pushing Back From the Front Line: Staff Responses to Privatization in the National Health Service

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter draws on core data from a multiyear case study of the workforce consequences of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The hospital in this case, which was called in the pseudonym ... More


Separate and Unequal Treatment: Response to Health Emergencies, Human Experiments, and Bioterrorism Threats

Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

in The Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799932
eISBN:
9780814763841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799932.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines factors that account for health disparities, government response to public health threats to African Americans, and sociohistorical influences on perceived fairness of the ... More


Dying in the Public Hospital System: Institutional Arrangements and Provider Perspectives

David Wendell Moller

in Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter introduces County Health Services (CHS) as the only hospital that provides comprehensive care for the urban poor, undereducated, and racially diverse, and as an intellectual stimulating ... 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


Life on the Brink: Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler

David Wendell Moller

in Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores the inferior care provided by the public hospital system to the poor, uneducated, and socially marginalized. It also looks at their ironic submissiveness to medical experts ... More


Economics of health transitions in China

Gordon G. Liu and Samuel Krumholz

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0075
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Chinese demand for medical services has increased much faster than the overall economy over the last three decades, primarily due to an epidemiological transition, medical technology, and other ... More


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