Princeton University Library Catalog

Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930 / Beatrix Hoffman.

Author:
Hoffman, Beatrix Rebecca [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Description:
xxxv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and index.
Contents:
Prologue : rights and rationing before 1930 -- The struggle for health care in the Great Depression. A crisis of access ; Social security without health security -- Prosperity and exclusion, 1941-64. Health care at war ; Rights to refuse : the triumph of the hospital ; Rationing by coverage : the rise of private health insurance -- New entitlements and new movements, 1965-80. Entitlements but not rights : Medicare and Medicaid ; The rise of health care activism -- Rights vs. markets, 1981-2008. Emergency rooms and epidemics ; At the breaking point -- Epilogue : rights, rationing, and reform.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780226348032 (cloth : alkaline paper)
  • 0226348032 (cloth : alkaline paper)
LCCN:
2012000338
OCLC:
772611086
RCP:
C - S