Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2025: Health Policy in Comparative Perspective

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Campbell, John Creighton, and Naoki Ikegami. “Long-term Care Insurance comes to Japan.” Health Affairs 19, no. 3 (2000): 26-39.

Giaimo, Susan, and Philip Manow. “Adapting the Welfare State – The Case of Health Care Reform in Britain, Germany and the United States.” Comparative Political Studies 32, no. 8 (1999)

Gurowitz, Amy. “Mobilizing International Norms: Domestic Actors, Immigrants, and the Japanese State,” World Politics 51: 3 (1999): 413-445

Hacker, Jacob. “The Historical Logic of National Health Insurance: Structure and Sequence in the Development of British, Canadian, and U.S. Medical Policy,” Studies in American Political Development 12 (1998): 57-130

Jacobs, Lawrence, Theodore Marmor and Jonathan Oberlander. “The Oregon Plan and the Political Paradox of Rationing.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 24, no. 1 (1999): 161-180.

Klein, Rudolf. “Ideology, Class and the National Health Service.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 4(3) (1979): 464-490

Prottas, Jeffrey. “Rationing Human Organs for Transplant.” In Transparency in Public Policy: Great Britain and the United States (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000)

Reid, T.R. The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care (Penguin Press, 2009)

Wildavsky, Aaron. “Doing Better and Feeling Worse: The Political Pathology of Health Policy.” Daedalus 96 (1967): 105-23.