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The Health of Nations

Towards a New Political Economy

Why, despite vast resources being expended on health and health care, is there still so much ill health? Why do massive inequalities in health remain? The...

"...Why, despite vast resources being expended on health and health care, is there still so much ill health? Why do massive inequalities in health remain? The.... Why, despite vast resources being expended on health and health care, is there still so much ill health? Why do massive inequalities in health remain? The Health of Nations analyzes how power is exercised both in health care systems and in society more generally. It reveals how too many vested interests hinder efficient and equitable poli..."

Gavin Mooney

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During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the United States increasingly has relaxed its regulatory posture in the face of critical challenges to...

"...During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the United States increasingly has relaxed its regulatory posture in the face of critical challenges to.... During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the United States increasingly has relaxed its regulatory posture in the face of critical challenges to public health and the environment. This is true for regulation of recycling of end-of-life products, including autos and electronic components; potentially hazardous chemicals; and ..."

Mitchell P. Smith

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This authoritative, state-of-the-art reference collection addresses the main issues and core debates related to gender and healthcare in one accessible volume....

By Ellen Kuhlmann and Ellen Annandale

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Palgrave Macmillan

The Politics of Global Health Governance

United by Contagion

AIDS, Ebola, SARS and malaria--the list of deadly infectious diseases that provoke panic and cause devastating losses of life and economic welfare is virtually...

By Tania J. Keefe and Mark W. Zacher

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Comparative Health Policy

This wide-ranging text assesses the extent to which policy problems and responses in different countries have common causes or spring from specific national...

"...This wide-ranging text assesses the extent to which policy problems and responses in different countries have common causes or spring from specific national.... This wide-ranging text assesses the extent to which policy problems and responses in different countries have common causes or spring from specific national circumstances. This fully revised third edition includes details of reforms in Germany and the Netherlands, more examples from Asia, and boxed histories of the health systems covere..."

By Robert H. Blank and Viola Burau

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Palgrave Macmillan

Public and Private Social Policy

Health and Pension Policies in a New Era

Exploring the increasing involvement of the private sector in social policy, this collection examines the complex relationship between the public and private...

"...Exploring the increasing involvement of the private sector in social policy, this collection examines the complex relationship between the public and private.... Exploring the increasing involvement of the private sector in social policy, this collection examines the complex relationship between the public and private sectors from an international perspective, focusing on health and pension policies.. ..."

By Daniel Béland and Brian Gran

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Women, Ethics, and Inequality in U.S. Healthcare

"To Count among the Living"

When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening...

"...When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening.... When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening closely to Black and Latina women with breast cancer. It puts their stories into conversation with current healthcare statistics, sharp theological imagination, healthcare providers, an..."

Aana Marie Vigen

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Palgrave Macmillan

The State and Healthcare

Comparing OECD Countries

Examining health care provision in twenty-one OECD countries, this volume argues that we are entering a new era within welfare state history.

"...Examining health care provision in twenty-one OECD countries, this volume argues that we are entering a new era within welfare state history.. Since the 1970s the state has witnessed significant challenges to its control over social policy institutions in the arena of health care. Examining these changes in comparative perspective, this volume provides a quantitative overview of financing, regulation and service provision for 21 OECD countries, with an in-depth qualitative analysis of three cas..."

By Heinz Rothgang, Mirella Cacace, Simone Grimmeisen, Uwe Helmert and Claus Wendt

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Making Sense of Global Health Governance

A Policy Perspective

The Millennium ushered in renewed interest and investment in global health, in part because of concerns that globalization would intensify the risks of...

"...The Millennium ushered in renewed interest and investment in global health, in part because of concerns that globalization would intensify the risks of.... The Millennium ushered in renewed interest and investment in global health, in part because of concerns that globalization would intensify the risks of ill-health. But are we taking advantage of emerging opportunities? This book shines a light on the central actors, institutions and mechanisms involved and proposes an agenda for meaningful a..."

By Kent Buse, Wolfgang Hein and Nick Drager

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