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Trapped in America''s Safety Net - One Family''s Struggle

English · Paperback / Softback

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When the author's sister-in-law, Marcella Wagner, was run off the freeway by a hit-and-run driver, she was left paralyzed from the chest down. Like so many Americans, neither Marcella nor her husband, Dave, had health insurance. Using Marcella and Dave's situation as a case in point, the author reveals the system's many shortcomings.

About the author

Andrea Louise Campbell is professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of How Policies Make Citizens.

Summary

When the author's sister-in-law, Marcella Wagner, was run off the freeway by a hit-and-run driver, she was left paralyzed from the chest down. Like so many Americans, neither Marcella nor her husband, Dave, had health insurance. Using Marcella and Dave's situation as a case in point, the author reveals the system's many shortcomings.

Product details

Authors Andrea Louise Campbell
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 15.09.2014
 
EAN 9780226140445
ISBN 978-0-226-14044-5
No. of pages 200
Series Chicago Studies in American Po
Chicago Studies in American Politics
Chicago Studies in American Po
Chicago Studies in American Politics (CHUP)
Subject Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Political science and political education

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