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Author Schoeni, Robert F.
Title Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy / Robert F. Schoeni ... [et al.].
Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2008.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  RA395.A3 M3525 2008    AVAILABLE


Call # RA395.A3 M3525 2008
Phys. Description xiii, 398 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. 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 ... [et al.] -- 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 ... [et al.] -- 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 ... [et al.].
Subject 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.
Alt Author Russell Sage Foundation.
ISBN 9780871547477 (alk. paper)
0871547473 (alk. paper)
9780871547484 (pbk.)
0871547481 (pbk.)