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Shaping Global Health Policy

Global Social Policy Actors and Ideas about Health Care Systems

Authors: Kaasch, Alexandra

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Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems. It highlights the importance of considering health policies across multiple scales.

About the authors

Alexandra Kaasch is Junior Professor in Transnational Social Policy at Bielefeld University, Germany. She has previously published Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies (edited with Paul Stubbs, Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and The Welfare State as a Crisis Manager (with Peter Starke and Franca van Hooren, Palgrave Macmillan 2013). She is editor of the Global Social Policy Digest.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Global Social Policy Actors and Health Care System Ideas

    Kaasch, Alexandra

    Pages 1-18

  • UN Organisations: Health for All and All for Health Care Systems?

    Kaasch, Alexandra

    Pages 19-70

  • The OECD and the WTO: Outside the UN but Increasingly Important?

    Kaasch, Alexandra

    Pages 71-83

  • The New Centres of Power? G8, G20 and the BRICS and Health Care Systems

    Kaasch, Alexandra

    Pages 84-96

  • The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: A Hybrid Organisation as the Best Health Care System Actor?

    Kaasch, Alexandra

    Pages 97-101

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-30889-4
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover $99.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-30888-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shaping Global Health Policy
Book Subtitle
Global Social Policy Actors and Ideas about Health Care Systems
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30889-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137308894
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30888-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 172
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