Books in category Medical – Health Policy

  • Health Inequities in Canada

    Health Inequities in Canada
    Olena Hankivsky

    This volume brings together activists, scholars, and community-based researchers to apply interpretations of intersectionality to health and organizational governance cases.

  • Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States

    Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States
    Virginia Gray

    Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States assesses the impact of interest groups to determine if collectively they are capable of shaping policy in their own interests or whether they influence policy only at the …

  • Health Care Reform in Sweden 1980 1994

    Health Care Reform in Sweden, 1980-1994
    Andrew C. Twaddle

    Twaddle reviews the reforms in the Swedish health care system during the 1980s and early 1990s, and asks why there was a sudden shift toward market ideology in the early 1990s.

  • Trusting Doctors

    Trusting Doctors
    Jonathan B. Imber

    "–Daniel Callahan, cofounder of the Hastings Center "Doctors and people who have no choice but to trust doctors–which means all of us–need to read this book.

  • Can We Say No

    Can We Say No?
    Henry Aaron, William B. Schwartz

    This book argues that sensible health care rationing can not only save money but improve general welfare and public health. It reviews the experience with health care rationing in Great Britain.

  • Power Politics and Universal Health Care

    Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care
    Stuart Altman

    Blending political intrigue, policy substance, and good old-fashioned storytelling, this is the first book to place the Obama health plan within a historical perspective.

  • Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment

    Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment
    Richard A. Rettig, Adam Yarmolinsky

    The volume also includes an assessment of alternatives to the existing regulations.

  • The Ideas and Influence of Alan Williams

    The Ideas and Influence of Alan Williams
    Anne Mason, Adrian Towse

    This compilation of papers and further discussions arising from the Alan Williams tribute conference provides an analysis of the evolution and current status of key concepts in the field.

  • Healthy Cities

    Healthy Cities
    Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris Webster, John Gallacher

    In this book, the authors conceptualize the •urban health nicheê as a novel approach to

  • Placing Health

    Placing Health
    Tim Blackman

    This is complemented by reviews of the international evidence base on area effects and neighbourhood change, supplemented by new insights from the author's own research and experience as an advisor to local neighbourhood renewal strategies.

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