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Individual and social responsibility [electronic resource] :child care, education, medical care, and long-term care in America / edited by Victor R. Fuchs.

Contributor(s): Fuchs, Victor R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research): Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (ix, 353 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226267951 (electronic bk.); 0226267954 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human services -- United States -- Congresses | Child care -- United States -- Congresses | Older people -- Long-term care -- United States -- Congresses | Education -- United States -- Congresses | Medical care -- United States -- Congresses | Responsibility -- United States -- Congresses | Niños -- Cuidado e higiene -- EE. UU. -- Congresos | Ancianos -- Enfermedades crónicas -- EE. UU. -- Congresos | Educación -- EE. UU. -- Congresos | Atención médica -- EE. UU. -- Congresos | Responsabilidad -- EE. UU. -- Congresos | Services sociaux -- États-Unis -- Congrès | Enfants -- Soins -- États-Unis -- Congrès | Personnes âgées -- Soins de longue durée -- États-Unis -- Congrès | Éducation -- États-Unis -- Congrès | Soins médicaux -- États-Unis -- Congrès | Responsabilité -- États-Unis -- Congrès | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services | ჯანმრთელობის დაცვის სამსახურები აშშ განათლება აშშ კონფერენციის მასალებიGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 361.973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Individual and Social Responsibility; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. Introduction and Overview; II. Human Services: Organization, Finance, and Production; III. Human Services: Theoretical and Institutional Perspectives; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index;
Summary: Does government spend too little or too much on child care? How can education dollars be spent more efficiently? Should government's role in medical care increase or decrease? In this volume, social scientists, lawyers, and a physician explore the political, social, and economic forces that shape policies affecting human services. Four in-depth studies of human-service sectors?child care, education, medical care, and long-term care for the elderly?are followed by six cross-sector studies that stimulate new ways of thinking about human services through the application of economic theory, instit.
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"The papers ... presented and discussed at a National Bureau of Economic Research conference held at Stanford, California, on October 7-8, 1994"--Acknowledgments.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Individual and Social Responsibility; Contents; Acknowledgments; I. Introduction and Overview; II. Human Services: Organization, Finance, and Production; III. Human Services: Theoretical and Institutional Perspectives; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index;

Does government spend too little or too much on child care? How can education dollars be spent more efficiently? Should government's role in medical care increase or decrease? In this volume, social scientists, lawyers, and a physician explore the political, social, and economic forces that shape policies affecting human services. Four in-depth studies of human-service sectors?child care, education, medical care, and long-term care for the elderly?are followed by six cross-sector studies that stimulate new ways of thinking about human services through the application of economic theory, instit.

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