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Author: James Warner Bjorkman; Christa Altenstetter
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., ©1998.
Series: Elgar reference collection.; International library of comparative public policy, 7.
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This reference work presents classic and contemporary articles on health policy. These highlight the values and the socio-political factors which underpin health policies, and provide data for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Warner Bjorkman; Christa Altenstetter
ISBN: 1858985870 9781858985879
OCLC Number: 37909499
Description: xxii, 766 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / James Warner Bjorkman and Christa Altenstetter --
Pt. I. Health Policy Foundations: Basic Values and Orientations. 1. 'Social Responsibility for Personal Health Services: An Examination of Basic Values' / Avedis Donabedian. 2. 'Protecting the Medical Commons: Who is Responsible?' / Howard H. Hiatt. 3. 'Health Care Policy Today: Making Way for the Libertarians' / Frans F. H. Rutten. 4. 'Health Insurance Values and Implementation in the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany: An Alternative Path to Universal Coverage' / Bradford L. Kirkman-Liff --
Pt. II. Context of Health Policy: Socio-Economic and Political Factors. 5. 'The Political Ingredient of Public Health Services: A Neglected Area of Research' / Herbert Kaufman. 6. 'The Social Nature of the Definition Problem in Health' / Sander Kelman. 7. 'Doing Better and Feeling Worse: The Political Pathology of Health Policy' / Aaron Wildavsky. 8. 'Producing Health, Consuming Health Care' / Robert G. Evans and Gregory L. Stoddart --
Pt. III. The American Experience: Pillars and Players. 9. 'The Political Economy of Health Care: Dynamics without Change' / Robert R. Alford. 10. 'The American Hospital System in Historical Perspective' / Rosemary Stevens. 11. 'The Social Origins of Professional Sovereignty' / Paul Starr. 12. 'Politicizing Medicine and Medicalizing Politics: Physician Power in the United States' / James Warner Bjorkman (1989). 13. 'It's the Institutions, Stupid! Why Comprehensive National Health Insurance Always Fails in America' / Sven Steinmo and Jon Watts --
Pt. IV. Comparative Health Policy: Cross-National Variations. 14. 'Planning and Implementation: A Comparative Perspective on Health Policy' / Christa Altenstetter and James Warner Bjorkman. 15. 'Health Policy' / Arnold J. Heidenheimer, Hugh Heclo and Caroline Teich Adams. 16. 'Policy Networks, Opportunity Structures and Neo-Conservative Reform Strategies in Health Policy' / Marian Dohler. 17. 'Institutions of Representation and National Health Insurance Politics' and 'The Limits of Institutions' / Ellen M. Immergut. 18. 'States Facing Interests: Struggles over Health Care Policy in Advanced, Industrial Democracies' / David Wilsford --
Pt. V. Policy Learning: Aspirations and Limitations. 19. 'The Non-Health Services' Determinants of Health Levels: Conceptualization and Public Policy Recommendations' / Monroe Lerner. 20. 'Introduction to a Decade of Transition' / Lawrence D. Brown. 21. 'Comparing Health Care Systems: What Nations can Learn from One Another' / William C. Hsiao. 22. 'Universal Health Insurance that Really Works: Foreign Lessons for the United States' / William A. Glaser. 23. 'Learning from Others: Shall the Last be the First Markets' / Rudolf Klein --
Pt. VI. Health Policy Analysis: Methodological Issues. 24. 'Measuring Prevention and its Worth: The Benefits of Health-Making Policy' / Nancy Milio. 25. 'Measuring Elusive Benefits: On the Value of Health' / John Mendeloff. 26. 'Health Systems --
A Critical Analysis of Existing and Suggested Models' / Avi Yacar Ellencweig. 27. 'The Policy Window, and Joining the Streams' / John W. Kingdon. 28. 'Three Faces of the Health Care State' / Michael Moran.
Series Title: Elgar reference collection.; International library of comparative public policy, 7.
Responsibility: edited by James W. Björkman and Christa Altenstetter.
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