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Three Essays on Health and Health Care in Society: Public Values, Genomic Policies, and Socio-technical Futures of Our Lifespan

Abstract Each of the three essays in this dissertation examine an aspect of health or health care in society. Areas explored within this dissertation include health care as a public value, proscriptive genomic policies, and socio-technical futures of the human lifespan. The first essay explores different forms of health care systems and attempts to understand who believes access to health care is a public value. Using a survey of more than 2,000 U.S. citizens, this study presents statistically significant empirical evidence regarding values and other attributes that predict the probability of individuals within age-based cohorts identifying access to health care as a public value. In the second essay, a menu of policy recommendations for federal reg... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Wade, Nathaniel Lane (Author) / Bozeman, Barry (Advisor) / Sarewitz, Daniel (Committee member) / Cook-Deegan, Robert (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public administration / Health sciences / Public policy / Bioethics / Health and Health Care / Public Administration / Public Values / Science and Technology Policy / Science and Technology Studies
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 139 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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