Chapter 14. Family, the State, and Health Care: Changing Roles in the New Century

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Ronald J. Angel and
  2. Jacqueline L. Angel

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch14

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Angel, R. J. and Angel, J. L. (2007) Family, the State, and Health Care: Changing Roles in the New Century, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • family;
  • health care;
  • citizenship status;
  • care of elder people;
  • health insurance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The New Morbidity

  • Changing Family Forms and Children's Health Care in the US

  • Citizenship and Health Care: The Plight of Migrant Families

  • The Family and the Care of the Elderly

  • Financing Long-Term Care

  • Barriers to Health Insurance for Families in the US

  • Summary