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Author Post, Margaret A.
Title Grassroots Coalitions and State Policy Change : Organizing for Immigrant Health Care.
Imprint El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2011.

Author Post, Margaret A.
Series The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Subject Immigrants -- Medical care -- Massachusetts.
Immigrants -- Medical care -- California.
Health services accessibility -- Massachusetts.
Health services accessibility -- California.
Pressure groups -- Massachusetts.
Pressure groups -- California.
Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration.
Emigrants and Immigrants.
Health Care Coalitions.
Health Policy.
Health Services Accessibility -- organization & administration.
Public Opinion.
Description 1 online resource (234 pages).
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Organizational Pathways to Political Incorporation: The Role of Coalitions; 3. Immigrant Political Power: Claims-making Coalitions and Policy Outcomes; 4. Research Design for Theory and Practice; 5. Massachusetts and California: 2004-2007; 6. Organizational Analysis: Process and Outcomes; 7, Immigrant Organizations and Policy Change: The Future Role of Coalitions; Appendix 1: Sample Interview Protocols; Appendix 2: Coalition Member Lists; Appendix 3: Profiles of Featured Organizations.
Appendix 4: Sample Coalition AgreementsReferences; Index.
Summary Post examines how coalitions build power in the policymaking arena. She focuses on interorganizational partnerships, internal capacity building, and claims-making, and shows that multi-organizational alliances can be intermediary mechanisms for promoting interests and realizing political gains. With case studies from Massachusetts and California between 2004 and 2007, Post investigates how statewide, health policy coalitions incorporate immigrant interests in organizing strategies for policy change. The analysis supports a theoretical framework of how mediating institutions can facilitate the.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781593326654
9781593324117 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1593324111 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 818818847
Additional Format Print version: Post, Margaret A. Grassroots Coalitions and State Policy Change : Organizing for Immigrant Health Care. El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, ©2011 9781593324117