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Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy / [edited by] Robert F. Schoeni ... [et al.].

Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2008.
Series:
The National Poverty Center series on poverty and public policy
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Medical policy -- United States.
Social policy -- Health aspects -- United States.
Economic policy -- Health aspects -- United States.
Public health -- Social aspects -- United States.
Public health -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Health Policy -- United States.
Health Status -- United States.
Public Health -- United States.
Public Policy -- United States.
Socioeconomic Factors -- United States.
Contents:
The health effects of social and economic policy : the promise and challenge for research and policy / James S. House ... [et al.]
Education and health : evaluating theories and evidence / David M. Cutler and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Health effects of human development policies / Daniel P. Keating and Sharon Z. Simonton
Income support policies and health among the elderly / Pamela Herd, James S. House, and Robert F. Schoeni
Did the introduction of food stamps affect birth outcomes in California? / Janet Currie and Enrico Moretti
Lifting gates, lengthening lives : did civil rights policies improve the health of African American women in the 1960s and 1970s? / George A. Kaplan, Nalini Ranjit, and Sarah A. Burgard
Macroeconomic conditions, health, and government policy / Christopher J. Ruhm
The new employment contract and worker health in the United States / Richard H. Price and Sarah A. Burgard
Welfare reform and indirect impacts on health / Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary W. Hoynes
The effects of welfare and child support policies on maternal health and well-being / Jean Knab, Irv Garfinkel, and Sara McLanahan
Residential environments and obesity : what can we learn about policy interventions from observational studies? / Jeffrey D. Morenoff ... [et al.]
Are some neighborhoods better for child health than others? / Rebecca C. Fauth and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Social and economic policies as health policy : moving toward a new approach to improving health in America / Harold Pollack ... [et al.].
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Contributor:
Schoeni, Robert F.
Russell Sage Foundation.
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
ISBN:
9780871547477 (alk. paper)
0871547473 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
163589232
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