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The road to nowhere : the genesis of President Clinton's plan for health security

Author: Jacob S Hacker
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©1997.
Series: Princeton studies in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1992 presidential campaign, health care reform became a hot issue, paving the way for one of the most important yet ill-fated social policy initiatives in American history: Bill Clinton's 1993 proposal for comprehensive coverage under "managed competition." Here Jacob Hacker not only investigates for the first time how managed competition became the president's reform framework, but also illuminates how
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob S Hacker
ISBN: 0691044236 9780691044231 9780691005287 0691005281
OCLC Number: 34604098
Awards: Winner of National Academy of Public Administration Louis Brownlow Award 1997
Description: xiii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Puzzle --
Rise of reform --
Prescription for reform --
Liberal synthesis --
Campaign --
Plan --
Methodology --
Jackson Hole participants, 1990-1992 --
California insurance commissioner's health care advisory committee.
Series Title: Princeton studies in American politics.
Responsibility: Jacob S. Hacker.
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