Cambridge Studies in Comparative Public Policy

Cambridge Studies in Comparative Public Policy

Trein, Philipp (Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland)

Cambridge University Press

08/2018

332

Dura

Inglês

9781108426497

15 a 20 dias

This book analyses how policies to prevent diseases are related to policies aiming to cure illnesses by conducting a comparative historical analysis of Australia, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, and the US. It also demonstrates how the politicization of the medical profession contributes to the success of preventive health policy.
1. Introduction; 2. Sectoral coupling of health care and public health; 3. Theoretical priors; 4. Global context and case selection; 5. UK: institutional unification and tight coupling of health care and public health; 6. Australia: politicized professions and tight coupling of health care and public health; 7. Germany: dominance of individual health care and de-coupling from public health; 8. Switzerland: Institutional fragmentation, depoliticized professions, and non-coupling; 9. US: politicized professions and loose coupling of health care and public health; 10. Coevolution of policy sectors. Health care and public health in a comparative perspective.
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