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Social movements and the transformation of American health care

Author: Jane Banaszak-Holl; Sandra Levitsky; Mayer N Zald
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Banaszak-Holl; Sandra Levitsky; Mayer N Zald
ISBN: 9780195388299 0195388291 9780195388305 0195388305
OCLC Number: 320435843
Description: xii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Social movements and the transformation of American health care: introduction / Sandra R. Levitsky, Banaszak-Holl --
The limitations of social movements as catalysts for change / Constance A. Nathanson --
The challenge of universal health care: social movements, presidential leadership, and private power / Beatrix Hoffman --
The consumer-directed health care movement: from social equity to free market competition / Jill Quadagno, J. Brandon McKelvey --
Mobilizing for reform: cohesion in state health care coalitions / Holly Jarman, Scott L. Greer --
The strength of diverse ties: multiple hybridity in the politics of inclusion and difference in U.S. biomedical research / Steven Epstein --
Field analysis and policy ethnography in the study of health social movements / Phil Brown [and others] --
The institutionalization of community action in public health / Mark Wolfson, Maria Parries --
Social movement challenges to structural archetypes: abortion rights, AIDS, and long-term care / Martin Kitchener --
The "hostile takeover" of bioethics by religious conservatives and the counter offensive / Renee R. Anspach --
Shadow mobilization for environmental health and justice / Scott Frickel --
Bringing social movement theory to healthcare practice in the English national health service / Paul Bate, Glenn Robert --
Complementary and integrative medicine in medical education: the birth of an organized movement / Michael S. Goldstein --
Sources of self-help movement legitimation / Matthew E. Archibald --
Hot or not? Obstacles to emerging climate-induced illness movements / Sabrina McCormick --
From infanticide to activism: emotions and identity in self-help movements / Verta Taylor, Lisa Leitz --
Framing hazards in the health arena: the cases of obesity, work-related illnesses, and human egg donation / David A. Snow, Roberta G. Lessor --
Conclusion: the shape of collective action in the U.S. health sector / Verta Taylor, Mayer N. Zald.
Responsibility: Jane C. Banaszak-Holl, Sandra R. Levitsky, Mayer N. Zald.


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A volume that fills a major gap - a theoretically rich, very well integrated, and quite timely collection by a distinguished group of scholars that illuminates the role of social movements and Read more...

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