Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 December 2004

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719069505

Bookseller Code (06)


Territorial politics and health policy

UK health policy in comparative perspective

Scott L. Greer

Published by Manchester University Press

Devolution Series MUP

  • The first large-scale comparison of policy and divergence in the UK since devolution
  • An analysis of why the four health systems in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have developed dramatically different health policy trajectories
  • It identifies the different combinations of market, profession, management and civil society that England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales chose in their efforts to provide health services to all
  • An important contribution to debates about health policy, devolution, and the comparative politics of the welfare state

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