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Schoeni, Robert F
Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy / Robert F. Schoeni ... [et al.]
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA395.A3 M3525 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Physical Description xiii, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The health effects of social and economic policy: the promise and challenge for research and policy / James S. House, Robert F. Schoeni, George A. Kaplan, and Harold Pollack -- 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, Ana V. Diez Roux, Ben B. Hansen, and Theresa L. Osypuk -- 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, George A. Kaplan, James S. House, and Robert F. Schoeni
Series National Poverty Center series on poverty and public policy
Alternate Author Russell Sage Foundation

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