Is the Canadian health system sustainable

Health policy balance sheet

Political Science pp 311-358 | Cite as

  • Paul Kevenhörster
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Political science has so far - if at all - been interested in health policy as a political field in which general policy-analytical questions such as the ability of the state to steer and the conditions for implementing political programs are examined. The related institutional structures and actor relationships, in particular the management of the health care system, are often the focus of their interest in health policy decisions. In contrast, the central effects and determinants of these decisions should be the focus of the following explanations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MünsterMünsterGermany