Health and Medical Care in the U.S.: A Critical Analysis

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Vicente Navarro
Baywood Publishing Company, 1977 - Medical - 148 pages
A collection of papers that challenge the conventional analyses of the problems facing health, medicine and medical care in Western societies in general, and North America in particular.

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Contents

Functionalism and After? Theory and Developments
21
The Industrialization of Fetishism or the Fetishism
38
The Political Economy of Health Care
59
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Vicente Navarro is a Professor of Health Policy, Sociology and Policy Studies at the Johns Hopkins University and is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the" International Journal of Health Services." He has been president of the International Association of Health Policy, and consultant to many governments and international agencies such as the United Nations, UNICEF and WHO. He has received many awards for his scholarship, including the John Kosa Memorial prize.

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