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Title:
Solving the health care problem : how other nations succeeded and why the United States has not
Author:
Behan, Pamela.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xxxi, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Tables -- Introduction -- research question -- Explanations from the literature -- research method -- book -- What can this approach tell us? -- Canada -- Historical influences and legacies -- Canadian health care reform initiatives -- Theoretical explanations and Canadian health policy -- Australia -- Historical influences and legacies -- Australian health care reform initiatives -- Theoretical explanations and Australian health policy -- United States -- Historical influences and legacies -- Division, delay, and private entrenchment -- U.S. health care reform initiatives -- Theoretical explanations and U.S. health policy -- second, systematic approach -- theoretical implications of the three national studies -- systematic comparative historical method -- qualitative comparative analysis -- Results -- Conclusions -- Theoretical conclusions from the traditional study -- What the systematic study adds -- So what? -- Limitations to the study -- Directions for future research -- Appendices -- Appendix A : The selection of cases -- Appendix B : Typology of health policy outcomes -- Appendix C : The choice of causal factors -- Appendix D : The final sixteen factors and "constants" -- Appendix E : A short introduction to qualitative comparative analysis -- Appendix F : Tables used in the qualitative comparative analysis -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN:
9780791468371
Format :
Book