One nation, uninsured why the U.S. has no national health insurance

Every industrial nation in the world guarantees their citizens access to essential health care services - every country, that is, except the United States. Indeed, one in eight Americans - a shocking 43 million people - the majority in working families, do not have any health care insurance. This ti...

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Main Author: Quadagno, Jill S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Every industrial nation in the world guarantees their citizens access to essential health care services - every country, that is, except the United States. Indeed, one in eight Americans - a shocking 43 million people - the majority in working families, do not have any health care insurance. This title offers a history of America's failed efforts to address the health care needs of its citizens
Physical Description:xi, 274 p. ill
ISBN:9780199944026
0199944024