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Reforming Health Care: The Philosophy and Practice of International Health Reform

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Reforming Health Care: The Philosophy and Practice of International Health Reform

Dr. David Seedhouse (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-95325-8 August 1995 256 Pages

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This superlative text applies philosophical analysis to the daily problems of health service policy and practice. Provides readers with an understanding of the practical detail and the theoretical fundamentals of health reform.
Partial table of contents:
The Logic of Health Reform (D. Seedhouse).
INTERNATIONAL HEALTH REFORM.
Health Care Reform in the United States (C. Hackler).
Health Care Reform in the UK: Working for Patients?
(D. Gladstone M. Goldsmith).
Choosing Core Health Services in The Netherlands (H. Have).
Reforming Health Care in South Africa (M. Simpson).
BENEATH THE CRACKS--HEALTH REFORM AND SOCIAL JUSTICE.
Going Off the Dole: A Prudential and Ethical Critique of the"Healthfare" State (S. Spicker).
Health Reform and the Utopian Ideology of the New Right (M.Loughlin).
Who Should Be Responsible for a Nation's Health?
(V. Schubert-Lehnhardt) THE NEED FOR THEORY--A CASE STUDY IN THEPHILOSOPHY OF HEALTH PROMOTION.
The Borders of Health Promotion (A. Cribb).
Bad Faith and Victim-Blaming: The Limits of Health Promotion (C.Dougherty).
Conclusion.
Index.