9781421406213

Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781421406213

  • ISBN10:

    1421406217

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2012
  • Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PRESS

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $5.25
    Check/Direct Deposit: $5.00
List Price: $38.00 Save up to $22.80
  • Rent Book $15.20
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Governing Health examines health care policy from a political perspective, describing how Congress, the president, special interest groups, bureaucracy, and state governments help define health policy problems and find politically feasible solutions. William G. Weissert and Carol S. Weissert provide a highly readable and comprehensive synthesis of political science research on how government and private institutions affect the policy process. Extensive reviews of the policies that have governed health care since Lyndon Johnson's administration are capped off with a prognosis for the future. Updates to the fourth edition of Governing Health include - new examples and theory perspectives- recent statistics- discussion of the 2010 Obama health reform

Author Biography

William G. Weissert is a professor of political science at Florida State University and a professor emeritus at University of Michigan School of Public Health. Carol S. Weissert is the LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar and a professor of political science at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Health Policy and Institutions
Congressp. 15
The Presidencyp. 79
Interest Groupsp. 130
Bureaucracyp. 184
States and Health Care Reformp. 230
Health and the Policy Process
The Policy Processp. 279
Problem to Policyp. 320
Conclusionp. 342
Referencesp. 345
Indexp. 385
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review