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Politics, health, and health care : selected essays /
Theodore R. Marmor and Rudolf Klein.
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New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
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xv, 573 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0300110871 (alk. paper : hardback), 9780300110876 (alk. paper : hardback)
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New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
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0300110871 (alk. paper : hardback)
9780300110876 (alk. paper : hardback)
contents note
Politics and policy analysis: fundamentals / Rudolf Klein and Theodore R. Marmor -- What's special about health care and its politics? / Rudolf Klein and Theodore R. Marmor -- American health care policy and politics: the promise and perils of reform / Theodore R. Marmor -- Medicare's future: fact, fiction, and folly / Theodore R. Marmor and Gary J. McKissick -- From church to garage / Rudolf Klein -- The politics of the big bang / Rudolf Klein -- The politics of universal health insurance: lessons for and from the 1990s / Theodore R. Marmor and Morris L. Barer -- Fads in medical care policy and politics: the rhetoric and reality of managerialism / Theodore R. Marmor -- The politics of medical inflation / Theodore R. Marmor, Donald A. Wittman, and Thomas C. Heagy -- The great transformation / Rudolf Klein -- O'Goffe's tale: or, what can we learn from the success of the capitalist welfare states? / Rudolf Klein -- Values, institutions, and health policies: a comparative perspective / Theodore R. Marmor, Kieke G. H. Okma, and Stephen R. Latham -- Values talk in the (English) NHS / Rudolf Klein -- Doctors, politics, and pay disputes: "pressure group" politics revisited / Theodore R. Marmor and David Thomas -- Constitutional and distributional conflict in British medical politics: the case of general practice, 1911-1991 / Patricia Day and Rudolf Klein -- Comparative perspectives and policy learning in the world of health care / Theodore R. Marmor, Richard Freeman, and Kieke G. H. Okma -- Learning from others: shall the last be the first? / Rudolf Klein -- Cutting waste by making rules: promises, pitfalls, and realistic prospects / Jan Blustein and Theodore R. Marmor -- The politics of health care rationing: lessons from Oregon / Jonathan Oberlander, Lawrence Jacobs, and Theodore R. Marmor -- Rationing health care: the dilemma of choice / Rudolf Klein and Patricia Day -- Viagra-a success story for rationing?: a possible blueprint for coverage of other new
much-promoted drugs / Rudolf Klein and Heidrun Sturm -- The politics of participation / Rudolf Klein -- Representing consumer interests: the case of American health planning / James A. Morone and Theodore R. Marmor -- The comparative politics of contaminated blood: from hesitancy to scandal / Theodore R. Marmor, Patricia A. Dillon, and Stephen Scher -- The power of professionalism: policies for AIDS in Britain, Sweden, and the United States / Daniel M. Fox, Patricia Day, and Rudolf Klein -- Tobacco control in comparative perspective: eight nations in search of an explanation / Theodore R. Marmor and Evan S. Lieberman -- A new perspective on health: learning from Lalonde? / Theodore R. Marmor and Albert Weale -- Acceptable inequalities / Rudolf Klein.
abstract
"Two towering figures in the field of health care policy analysis, Theodore R. Marmor and Rudolf Klein, reflect on a lifetime of thought in this wide-ranging collection of essays published in the wake of President Obama's health care reform. Presented as a kind of dialogue between the two, the book offers their recent writings on the future of Medicare; universal health insurance; conflicts of interest among physicians, regulators, and patients; and many other topics"--Provided by publisher.
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8886536
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Two towering figures in the field of health care policy analysis, Theodore R. Marmor and Rudolf Klein, reflect on a lifetime of thought in this wide-ranging collection of essays published in the wake of President Obama's health care reform. Presented as a kind of dialogue between the two, the book offers their recent writings on the future of Medicare; universal health insurance; conflicts of interest among physicians, regulators, and patients; and many other topics.
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"Two towering figures in the field of health care policy analysis, Theodore R. Marmor and Rudolf Klein, reflect on a lifetime of thought in this wide-ranging collection of essays published in the wake of President Obama's health care reform. Presented as a kind of dialogue between the two, the book offers their recent writings on the future of Medicare; universal health insurance; conflicts of interest among physicians, regulators, and patients; and many other topics"--Provided by publisher.
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Theodore R. Marmor and Rudolf Klein reflect on a lifetime of thought in this wide-ranging collection of essays published in the wake of President Obama's health care reform. The book offers their recent writings on the future of Medicare; universal health insurance; conflicts of interest among physicians; and much more.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Politics and Policy Analysis: Fundamentalsp. 1
What's Special About Health Care and Its Politics?p. 22
The High Politics of Systems Change Over Timep. 34
American Health Care Policy and Politics: The Promise and Perils of Reformp. 37
Medicare's Future: Fact, Fiction and Follyp. 53
From Church to Garagep. 89
High Politics, Or Explanations of Great Conflicts in the World of Health Carep. 102
The Politics of the Big Bangp. 104
The Politics of Universal Health Insurance: Lessons for and from the 1990sp. 127
Ideas: Movements and Influencep. 152
Fads in Medical Care Policy and Politics: The Rhetoric and Reality of Managerialismp. 155
The Politics of Medical Inflationp. 176
The Great Transformationp. 192
O'Goffe's Tale: Or What Can We Learn from the Success of the Capitalist Welfare States?p. 201
Values, Policies, and Programsp. 212
Values, Institutions and Health Policies: A Comparative Perspectivep. 214
Values Talk in the (English) NHSp. 242
The State and the Medical Professionp. 252
Doctors, Politics and Pay Disputes: "Pressure Group Politics" Revisitedp. 255
Constitutional and Distributional Conflict in British Medical Politics: The Case of General Practice, 1911-1991p. 274
No Analysis without Comparisonp. 295
Comparative Perspectives and Policy Learning in the World of Health Carep. 297
Learning from Others: Shall the Last Be the First?p. 319
Resources and Rationingp. 329
Cutting Waste by Making Rules: Promises, Pitfalls, and Realistic Prospectsp. 332
The Politics of Health Care Rationing: Lessons from Oregonp. 359
Rationing Health Care: The Dilemma of Choicep. 380
Viagra: A Success Story for Rationing? A Possible Blueprint for Coverage of Other New, Much-Promoted Drugsp. 387
Patients, Consumers, and Citizensp. 403
The Politics of Participationp. 406
Representing Consumer Interests: The Case of American Health Planningp. 421
The Politics of Panicsp. 443
The Comparative Politics of Contaminated Blood: From Hesitancy to Scandalp. 445
The Power of Professionalism: Policies for AIDS in Britain, Sweden, and the United Statesp. 464
Politics of Health Crusadesp. 481
Tobacco Control in Comparative Perspective: Eight Nations in Search of an Explanationp. 484
New Paradigms: Health Care to Population Healthp. 504
A New Perspective on Health: Learning from Lalonde?p. 507
Acceptable Inequalitiesp. 521
Coda: Looking Back, Looking Forwardp. 538
Creditsp. 541
Indexp. 545
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