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Author Sered, Susan Starr.

Title Uninsured in America : life and death in the land of opportunity / Susan Starr Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle.

Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  362.1 SERED    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  368.42 SE65    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  368.38 SE    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-232) and index.
Contents From working class to working poor: the death of industry in America's heartland -- Medicaid, welfare reform, and low-wage work in the new economy -- Family matters: divorce and domestic violence -- Who cares for the caregivers? Love as a portal into the death spiral -- The fox guarding the henhouse: work-related injuries and the vagaries of workers' compensation -- Risky business: the self-employed, small business owners, and other American entrepreneurs -- Young, sick, and part-time: the vulnerability of youth and the new American job market -- Mental health matters: a Mexican immigrant hits the bureaucratic wall -- Race matters: health care stories from black America -- Descent through the death spiral -- Moving forward.
Subject Medically uninsured persons -- United States.
Health insurance -- Social aspects -- United States.
Health insurance -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Right to health -- United States.
Social classes -- Health aspects -- United States.
Marginality, Social -- Health aspects -- United States.
Working class -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Medically Uninsured -- United States.
Health Care Reform -- United States.
Insurance, Health -- economics -- United States.
Medical Assistance -- United States.
Socioeconomic Factors -- United States.
Added Author Fernandopulle, Rushika J.
ISBN 0520244427 cloth alkaline paper
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