Analysing Health Policy
A Problem-Oriented Approach
- Simon Barraclough, Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
- Heather Gardner, MA, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
This work explores Australian health policy by using the longstanding analytical approach of identifying and describing policy problems and exploring realistic solutions.
The diversity of health policy is reflected in the structure of the book, with covers the policy process, governance of the health system, values in policy making and responses to both perennial and emerging problems in Australian health policy.
This book provides an analytical introduction to health policy, is a practical teaching text which introduces students to a conceptual approach to policy analysis, and is a rich source of pertinent, research-based, case studies.
Analysing Health Policy is of direct relevance to students and practitioners engaged in the study or administration of health policy.
Undergraduate and post-graduate students undertaking units in health policy, particularly within public health, health services management, and health promotion degrees.