The economics of health equity [E-Book] / edited by Di McIntyre, Gavin Mooney.
McIntyre, Di, (editor)
Mooney, Gavin H., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xvi, 276 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Section 1. Introduction. Why this book? / Gavin Mooney and Di McIntyre. Section 2. Equity in general. Health and health inequalities in a neo-liberal global world / David Coburn and Elaine S. Coburn
  • Governing the market in health care: the social and political requirements / Amiya Kumar Bagchi
  • Equity in the context of diversity of culture and diversity of economic systems / Gavin Mooney
  • Beware of the libertarian wolf in the clothing of the egalitarian sheep: an essay on the need to clarify ends and means / Alan Maynard. Section 3. Health service access. Exploring the dimensions of access / Michael Thiede, Patricia Akweongo and Di McIntyre
  • Acceptability, trust and equity / Lucy Gilson. Section 4. Equity and health systems. International migration and extreme health inequality: robust arguments and institutions for international redistribution in health care / Maureen Mackintosh
  • Pay the piper and call the tune: changing health care financing mechanisms to address public-private health sector mix inequities / Di McIntyre. Section 5. Lessons from individual countries. Equity in health financing, resource allocation and health service utilization in Brazil: past, present and future / Silvia Marta Porto ... [et al.]
  • Improving health-related information systems to monitor equity in health: lessons from Thailand / Viroj Tangcharoensathien, Supon Limwattananon and Phusit Prakongsai. Section 6. Future action. Where now with equity? / Di McIntyre and Gavin Mooney.