To Live and Die in America: Class, Power, Health and Health Care (BOK)

Robert Chernomas, Ian Hudson

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To Live and Die in America details how the United States has among the worst indicators of health in the industrialised world and at the same time spends significantly more on its health care system than any other industrial nation. Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson explain this contradictory phenomenon as the product of the unique brand of capitalism that has developed in the US. It is this particular form of capitalism that created both the social and economic conditions that largely influence health outcomes and the inefficient, unpopular and inaccessible health care system that is incapable of dealing with them. The authors argue that improving health in America requires a change in the conditions in which people live and work as well as a restructured health care system.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Ian Hudson, Robert Chernomas
Forlag
PLUTO PRESS
ISBN 9780745332123
Antall sider 248 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Health systems & services, Central government policies, Social welfare & social services