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6 edition of The Politics Of Public Health In The United States found in the catalog.
December 30, 2004
by M.E. Sharpe
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||368|
This fully updated and revised 12th edition of the highly acclaimed textbook on health care delivery provides graduate and undergraduate students with a comprehensive survey of health care in the United States with topics ranging from the organization of care, the politics surrounding health care in the United States, to population health and vulnerable populations, health care costs and value Price: $ Public health is the science and systems designed to create community, statewide and nationwide conditions that promote health, prevent disease and encourage healthy behaviors across the entire population. Good health results not only from proper medical care but also from efforts to craft and implement public policies and programs to protect.
The publication of this third edition of Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z is timed to coincide with another predicted effort—the first since President Bill Clinton's failed attempt in the s—to enact major changes in how health care is financed and delivered in the United States. Alternately thrilling and harrowing, And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic chronicles the epidemics early years. The work begins at the height of gay liberation on the bicentennial, a few years before the outbreak of AIDS in America, and ends in with the announcement of Rock Hudsons death from the virus/5.
Politics in the United States This system, which makes each branch accountable to the others, restricts the authority of any one branch of the government. The legislative branch, or Congress (comprised of the House of Representatives and the Senate), writes, amends, and passes bills, which the President, as head of the executive branch, must. Gone are the days when all politics was local. With The Increasingly United States, Daniel J. Hopkins explores this trend and its implications for the American political system. The change is significant in part because it works against a key rationale of America’s federalist system, which was built on the assumption that citizens would be.
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