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Author Almgren, Gunnar Robert, 1951-

Title Health care politics, policy, and services : a social justice analysis / Gunnar Almgren
Published New York : Springer Pub., [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.10973 Alm/Hcp  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents A primer on theories of social justice and defining the problem of health care -- The historical evolvement of the U.S. health care system -- The contemporary organization of health care: health care finance -- The contemporary organization of health care: health care services and utilization -- Long-term care of the aged and disabled -- Disparities in health and in health care -- Social epidemiology: unraveling the social determinants of disparities in health -- Competing agendas for health care system reform: a social justice critique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical policy -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States -- History.
Social justice -- United States.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Services -- economics.
Health Services -- history.
Social Justice.
Socioeconomic Factors.
United States.
LC no. 2006027538
ISBN 0826102360 (cased)