The Political Life of Medicare (American Politics and Political Economy) by Jonathan Oberlander

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Health Policy,
  • Medicaid & Medicare,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Political Science / Social Policy,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Financing, Government,
  • Health Care Costs,
  • Medicare,
  • Political aspects,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9648523M
ISBN 100226615952
ISBN 109780226615950

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