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  • 1. Editor’s Note–Mark Schlesinger

    2. European Health Systems Reforms: Looking Backward to See Forward?–Adam Oliver and Elias Mossialos

    3. Health Policy in Denmark: Leaving the Decentralized Welfare Path?–Karsten Vrangbæk and Terkel Christiansen

    4. The Interplay between Economic and Political Logics: Path Dependency in Health Care in England–Gwyn Bevan and Ray Robinson

    5. Reform, Change, and Continuity in Finnish Health Care–Unto Häkkinen and Juhani Lehto

    6. State Autonomy, Policy Paralysis: Paradoxes of Institutions and Culture in the French Health Care System–Lise Rochaix and David Wilsford

    7. Health Care Reform in Germany: Patchwork Change within Established Governance Structures–Christa Altenstetter and Reinhard Busse

    8. Plus ça Change: Health Sector Reforms in Greece–Konstantina Davaki and Elias Mossialos

    9. The Evolution of Health-Policy Making in Italy–George France and Francesco Taroni

    10. Market-Oriented Health Care Reforms and Policy Learning in the Netherlands–Jan-Kees Helderman, Frederik T. Schut, Tom E. D. van der Grinten, and Wynand P. M. M. van de Ven

    11. Nondecision Making and Inertia in Portuguese Health Policy–Mónica D. Oliveira, José M. Magone, and João A. Pereira

    12. Power Rather Than Path Dependency? The Dynamics of Institutional Change under Health Care Federalism–Ana Rico and Joan Costa-Font

    13. Renovating the Commons: Swedish Health Care Reforms in Perspective–Richard B. Saltman and Sven-Eric Bergman

    14. Commentary: Fellow Travelers on a Contested Path: Power, Purpose, and the Evolution of European Health Care Systems–Robert G. Evans

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    15. The Divided Welfare State: The Battle over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States by Jacob Hacker–Brian K. Gran

    16. Dead on Arrival: The Politics of Health Care in Twentieth-Century America by Colin Gordon–Nancy Tomes

    17. News and Notes

    18. News from Affiliated Organizations

    19. Contributors

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  • Description

    This special double issue of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law is a collection of papers presented at meetings held by the European Health Care Systems Discussion group--a forum for health system scholars from throughout Europe who meet regularly to discuss intra- and intercountry analyses of health care system reform. Reaching beyond simple descriptive reporting on the health care system of their particular country, contributors from across Europe develop a much deeper understanding of health sector reforms by placing emphasis on how the health care system of their country promotes--and has been reformed to promote--efficiency, equity, accountability and responsiveness within the specific political, historical, and cultural contexts of their countries (including Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden).

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