Combining Public and Private Health Care Services – Better Health Care, More Choice, or the Entrenchment of Inequality?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: F206
RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Karen WILLIS, The University of Sydney, Australia
A Comparative Policy Analysis of Private Financing for Diagnostic Services in 8 OECD Countries Between 1990 and 2010 (Oral Presentation)
Renee CARTER, McGill University, Canada; Amélie QUESNEL-VALLÉE, McGill University, Canada

To Choose or Not to Choose: Questions about the Role of Gatekeepers in the Australian Healthcare System (Oral Presentation)
Fran COLLYER, The University of Sydney, Australia

Newspaper Messages about Public and Private Health-Care Services in Australia: The Entrenchment of Unequal Choice (Oral Presentation)
Kirsten HARLEY, The University of Sydney, Australia; Kanchan MARCUS, The University of Sydney, Australia; Karen WILLIS, The University of Sydney, Australia; Sophie LEWIS, The University of Sydney, Australia

Private Provision, Public Care? Community Based Postnatal Care in Neoliberal Times (Oral Presentation)
Maria ZADOROZNYJ, University of Queensland, Australia; Wendy BRODRIBB, University of Queensland, Australia; Yvette MILLER, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Re-Imagining The UK National Health Service Patient In a Neo-Liberal Policy Context (Oral Presentation)
Stephen TIMMONS, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Public-Private Partnerships and Micro Health Insurance Schemes in India: A Sociological Perspective (Distributed Paper)
Birendra SUNA, Indian Council Social Science Research, India

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