The fourth edition of Health Politics and Policy examines the political arena in which United States health care policies are made, and provides a framework for understanding how the process works. This book conveys the excitement of health care politics and covers the issues facing the American health care system. Factors that shape health policy are discussed in detail, including values, private players, and government, as well as the resulting dynamic of these forces. A comparison of the U.S. system to others offers a foundation for understanding our system within an international context.
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James Morone is Chair of the Department of Political Science and Urban Studies at Brown University where he received multiple citations for excellence in teaching. His research has been featured in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Law and Medical Ethics, Journal of Health Policy and Law, and many other publications, as well as on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. A prolific author, Dr. Morone's eight published books include Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction. The New York Times, Washington Post, and several T.V. and radio shows have featured his essays and op-ed pieces on politics, history, and morality. A Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Morone speaks frequently for organizations around the world, sits on the Board of Editors for several scholarly journals, and has shared his expertise through congressional testimony and on special government panels. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago.
Professor Division of Health Management and Policy School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota,
Leonard S. Robins, Ph.D., Professor, University of Minnesota
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section I: Health Politics and Policy in Perspective: The Key Concepts Chapter 1: Markets and Politics in Health Care Chapter 2: Values and Health Policy: Understanding Fairness and Efficiency Chapter 3: Morality, Politics, and Health Policy Chapter 4: Arenas in Health Policy Section II: Health Policy and the Political Structure Chapter 5: Congress Chapter 6: The President Chapter 7: The Courts Chapter 8: State Governments Case Study: Maine: Thinking Big, Fighting Hard Chapter 9: Federalism Section III: The Health Policy Process: Interest Groups, Stakeholders, and Public Opinion Chapter 10: The Public-Private Welfare State Chapter 11: The American Health Care System Chapter 12: Public Opinion Chapter 13: Lobbyists: Ten Myths About Power and Influence Chapter 14: Employers and Health Care: A Sick Business Section IV: The Outcomes: Programs, Policies, and Problems Chapter 15: Shopping for Long-Term Care Chapter 16: Medicare: The Great Transformation Chapter 17: Medicaid: Health Care for You and Me? Chapter 18: The Elderly: Health Politics Beyond Aging Chapter 19: Environmental Policy and Health Chapter 20: AIDS Section V: The United States in International Perspective Chapter 21: American Health Care in International Perspective Chapter 22: Devil Take the Hindmost: Private Health Insurance and the Costs of American Exceptionalism Chapter 23: Taking Medicine to Market: Competition in Britain and the U.S. Chapter 24: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1418014281
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