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Author Tuohy, Carolyn Hughes, 1945-
Title Accidental logics : the dynamics of change in the health care arena in the United States, Britain, and Canada / Carolyn Hughes Tuohy.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Author Tuohy, Carolyn Hughes, 1945-
Subject Medical policy -- United States -- Decision making.
Medical policy -- Great Britain -- Decision making.
Medical policy -- Canada -- Decision making.
Medical care -- United States -- Finance -- Decision making.
Medical care -- Great Britain -- Finance -- Decision making.
Medical care -- Canada -- Finance -- Decision making.
Health Policy -- Canada.
Health Policy -- Great Britain.
Health Policy -- United States.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- Canada.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- Great Britain.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-304) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Understanding the dynamics of change in the health care arena -- pt. I. Episodes of policy change -- Ch. 2. The establishment of the welfare state in the health care arena -- Ch. 3. The reforms of the 1990s -- Ch. 4. Institutions, ideas, interests, actors, and the accidents of policy episodes -- pt. II. The distinctive logics of national systems -- Ch. 5. The United States: the logic of the mixed market -- Ch. 6. Britain: the logic of corporatism meets the internal market -- Ch. 7. Canada: the logic of the single-payer system -- Ch. 8. Conclusion.
Summary Looks at the USA, Britain and Canada to offer an international comparative study of public policy systems, as well as a recent history of the evolution of each national health care system. The book explores what drives change and why certain changes occur in some nations and not in others.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1429401346 (electronic bk.)
9781429401340 (electronic bk.)
0195351878
9780195351873
9780195128215 (alk. paper)
0195128214 (alk. paper)
0195128214 (alk. paper)
1280530421
9781280530425
OCLC # 71782047
Additional Format Print version: Tuohy, Carolyn J., 1945- Accidental logics. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999 0195128214 (DLC) 98028698 (OCoLC)39299015



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