Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair
Health Care and the Good Society
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Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair by James A. Morone
Book DescriptionAmerica may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet its citizens have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher adolescent death rates than those in most other advanced industrial nations-and even some developing countries. In Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair a distinguished group of health policy experts pointedly examines this troubling paradox, as they chart the stark disparities in health and wealth in the United States. Rich in insight and extensive in scope, these incisive essays explain how growing income inequality, high poverty rates, and inadequate coverage combine to create the U.S.'s current healthcare difficulties. Ultimately, Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair not only identifies the problems contributing to America's healthcare woes but also outlines concrete policy proposals for reform, issuing a clarion call to end the stalemate over health reform.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195335255
(235mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James A. Morone
Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair, Hardback (December 2004)
Charting the disparities in health and wealth in the United States, the authors explain how the inequities arise, why they persist, and what makes them worse. They outline concrete policy proposals for reform - tapping bold ideas as well as incremental changes to existing programs.
Hellfire Nation, Paperback (July 2004)
This retelling of American political history shows that, despite the clear separation of church and state, religion lies at the heart of American politics.
Democratic Wish, Hardback (March 1998)» View all books by James A. Morone
This text reinterprets more than 200 years of American political history as the interplay between the public's dread of government power and its yearning for communal democracy. The revised edition includes a new final chapter on contemporary populism, government bashing and democratic wishes.
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Author Biography - James A. Morone
James A. Morone is Professor of Political Science at Brown University. He is the author of over 100 articles and essays and is a frequent contributor to he American Prospect R and the London Review of Books. His most recent book is Hellfire Nation. Lawrence R. Jacobs is the Walter F. and Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies at the University of Minnesota. His most recent books include Inequality and American Democracy with Theda Skocpol and Politicians Don't Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness with Robert Y. Shapiro.
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