Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis

Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis

by Ronald J. Angel, Laura Lein, Jane Henrici
     
 

This documents the holes in the health care safety net for poor and minority Americans.See more details below

Overview

This documents the holes in the health care safety net for poor and minority Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521837743
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. The unrealized hope of welfare reform: implications for health care; 2. The health care welfare state in America; 3. The tattered health care safety net for poor Americans; 4. State differences in health care policies and coverage; 5. Work and health insurance: a tenuous tie for the working poor; 6. Confronting the system: minority group identity and powerlessness; 7. The nonexistent safety net for parents; 8. Health care for all Americans.

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