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The Resource Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930, Beatrix Hoffman

Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930, Beatrix Hoffman

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Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930
Title
Health care for some
Title remainder
rights and rationing in the United States since 1930
Statement of responsibility
Beatrix Hoffman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the divisive issue of universal health care in the United States and offers an explanation as to why health care is not considered a right in America, as it is in most other nations
Storyline
Writing style
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10151549
Cataloging source
IEP
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Hoffman, Beatrix Rebecca
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
H63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Right to health
  • Health services accessibility
  • Health care rationing
Target audience
adult
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rights and rationing in the United States since 1930
Label
Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930, Beatrix Hoffman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue : rights and rationing before 1930 -- The struggle for health care in the Great Depression. A crisis of access ; Social security without health security -- Prosperity and exclusion, 1941-64. Health care at war ; Rights to refuse : the triumph of the hospital ; Rationing by coverage : the rise of private health insurance -- New entitlements and new movements, 1965-80. Entitlements but not rights : Medicare and Medicaid ; The rise of health care activism -- Rights vs. markets, 1981-2008. Emergency rooms and epidemics ; At the breaking point -- Epilogue : rights, rationing, and reform
Control code
810917356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 319 pages
Isbn
9780226348032
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012000338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930, Beatrix Hoffman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue : rights and rationing before 1930 -- The struggle for health care in the Great Depression. A crisis of access ; Social security without health security -- Prosperity and exclusion, 1941-64. Health care at war ; Rights to refuse : the triumph of the hospital ; Rationing by coverage : the rise of private health insurance -- New entitlements and new movements, 1965-80. Entitlements but not rights : Medicare and Medicaid ; The rise of health care activism -- Rights vs. markets, 1981-2008. Emergency rooms and epidemics ; At the breaking point -- Epilogue : rights, rationing, and reform
Control code
810917356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 319 pages
Isbn
9780226348032
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012000338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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