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  • 1. Editor's Note Different and Differenced Takes on Disparities—Mark Schlesinger

    2. State of the Art in Research on Equity in Health—Barbara Starfield

    3. Beyond the Sound of One Hand Clapping: Experiences in Six Countries Using Health Equity Research in Policy—Patricia M. Pittman

    4. The Work the Document Does: Research, Policy, and Equity in Health—Richard Freeman

    5. Providing Health Insurance in Rural China: From Research to Policy—Yuanli Liu and Keqin Rao

    6. U.S. Policy on Health Inequities: The Interplay of Politics and Research—Vanessa Northington Gamble and Deborah Stone

    7. Reframing the Racial Disparities Issue for State Governments—Deborah Stone

    8. State Legislative Activities Related to Elimination of Health Disparities—Kala Ladenheim and Rachel Groman

    9. Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Exploring an Outcome-Oriented Agenda for Research and Policy—Brian K. Gibbs, Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson, Matthew D. McHugh, Amal N. Trivedi, and Deborah Prothrow-Stith

    10. Caring for Elderly Parents: Family Relationships, Ageist Medical Care, and the Search for a Dignified End to Life: Luisa Margolies. My Mother's Hip: Lessons from the World of Eldercare, Jef Fall. Bugs in Her Tea: An Adventure in Caregiving—Jacquelyn Frank

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