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  • 1. Editors Note:Political Perspectives on Policy Defeat—Mark A. Peterson

    2. The Rise and Fall of Democratic Universalism: Healthcare Reform in Italy, 1978–1994—Mauriiio Ferrera

    3. The Effect of Fixed Payment on Hospital Costs—Robert T. Kauer, J. B. Silvers, and Jill Teplensky

    4. Books Received

    5. News and Notes—David Warren

    6. News From Affiliated Organizations

    7. Contributors

    8. It's the Institutions, Stupid! Why Comprehensive National Health Insurance Always Fails in America—Sven Steinmo and Jon Watts

    9. Commentary-The Horses and the Jumps: Comments on the Health Care Reform Steeplechase—Joseph White

    10. Commentary-The Role of Institutions and Ideas in Health Care Policy—Steven Rathgeb Smith

    11. Nativism, Hollow Corporations, and Managed Competition: Why the Clinton Health Care Reform Failed—James A. Morone

    12. The Clinton Presidency and Health Care Reform—Bert A. Rockman

    13. The Public's Contribution to Congressional Gridlock on Health Care Reform—Mollyann Brodie and Robert J. Blendon

    14. Don't Blame the Public for Failed Health Care Reform—Lawrence R. Jacobs and Robert Y. Shapiro

    15. The Health Care Debate: All Heat and No Light—Mark A. Peterson

    16. Stuck in Neutral: Big Business and the Politics of National Health Reform—Cathie Jo Martin

    17. From Setting a National Agenda on Health Care to Making Decisions in Congress—Frank R. Baumgartner and Jeffery C. Talbert

    18. Health Care Reform in the 103d Congress: A Predictable Failure—David W. Brady and Kara M. Buckley

    19. Why Congress Did Not Enact Health Care Reform—Vicente Navarro

    20. So Near, and Yet So Far: A Canadian Perspective on U.S. Health Care Reform—Morris L. Barer

    21. Hope in Federalism? What Can the States Do and What Are They Likely To Do?—Colleen M. Grogan

    22. The Aftermath of Defeat—Theda Skocpol

    23. Reform Redux—Theodore R. Marmor and Mark A. Goldberg

    24. A Summer of Discontent: Press Coverage of Murder and Medical Care Reform—Theodore R. Marmor

    25. When Physicians Go Wrong—Baruch A. Brody

    26. Ecopopulism: Toxic Waste and the Movement for Environmental Justice—John A. Hird

    27. Carers Perceived: Policy and Practice in Informal Care—Judith Gonyea

    28. Sex and America's Teenagers—Deborah R. McFarlane

    29. The Health Care Ethics Consultant—Pamela J. Salsberry

    30. Technology Assessment: A Feminist Perspective—Helen Bequaert Holmes

    31. Networking AIDS Services—David C. Colby

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