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              Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research
               

              Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research (Paperback)

              Edited by Hanoch, Yaniv; Barnes, Andrew; Rice, Thomas

              • RRP: $84.99
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              The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and ...governments the most value. In this important new book, the most pernicious health issues we face today are examined through a behavioral economic lens. It provides an essential and timely overview of how this growing field of study can reframe and offer solutions to some of the biggest health issues of our age. The book opens with an overview of the core theoretical concepts, after which each chapter assesses how behavioral economic research and practice can inform public policy across a range of health issues. Including chapters on tobacco, alcohol and drug use, physical activity, dietary intake, cancer screening and sexual health, the book integrates the key insights from the field to both developed and developing nations. Also asking important ethical questions around paternalism and informed choice, this book will be essential reading for students and researchers across psychology, economics and business and management, as well as public health professionals wishing for a concise overview of the role behavioral economics can potentially play in allowing people to live healthier lives.
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              ISBN 9781138638211
              Released NZ 9 May 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Economics of Health Reconsidered, Fourth Edition
               

              The Economics of Health Reconsidered, Fourth Edition (PDF ebook)

              By Rice, Thomas

              Now in its fourth edition, The Economics of Health Reconsidered presents an argument that still holds true: despite assertions to the contrary, neither economic theory nor evidence shows that reliance on market forces leads to superior outcomes in healthcare systems.

              ISBN 9781567937244
              Available in PDF
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released NZ 24 Jun 2015
              Publisher Independent Publishers Group
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research

              Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research (Hardback)

              Edited by Hanoch, Yaniv; Barnes, Andrew; Rice, Thomas

              • RRP: $330.00
              • $330.00
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              The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and ...governments the most value. In this important new book, the most pernicious health issues we face today are examined through a behavioral economic lens. It provides an essential and timely overview of how this growing field of study can reframe and offer solutions to some of the biggest health issues of our age. The book opens with an overview of the core theoretical concepts, after which each chapter assesses how behavioral economic research and practice can inform public policy across a range of health issues. Including chapters on tobacco, alcohol and drug use, physical activity, dietary intake, cancer screening and sexual health, the book integrates the key insights from the field to both developed and developing nations. Also asking important ethical questions around paternalism and informed choice, this book will be essential reading for students and researchers across psychology, economics and business and management, as well as public health professionals wishing for a concise overview of the role behavioral economics can potentially play in allowing people to live healthier lives.
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              ISBN 9781138638204
              Released NZ 9 May 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Managed Care Backlash
               

              The Managed Care Backlash (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Peterson, Mark A.; Contributions by Pauly, Mark V.; Rice, Thomas; McLaughlin, Catherine

              • RRP: $52.99
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              Drawing from a variety of disciplines--economics, political science, law, clinical medicine, public health, sociology, and philosophy--this unique collection of essays brings to bear the lessons of policy analysis that address the difficult questions spawned by what many observer...s call the managed care revolution.
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              ISBN 9780822364795
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1999
              Publisher Duke University Press
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              Health Systems in Transition: USA
                

              Health Systems in Transition: USA (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rice, Thomas; Unruh, Lynn; Vaillancourt Rosenau, Pauline M.; Barnes, Andrew J.

              • RRP: $121.99
              • $121.99
              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 21

              The book provides a thorough review of the U.S. health care system, including its organization and financing, care delivery, recent reforms, and an evaluation of the system's performance.

              ISBN 9781487526450
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2021
              Publisher University of Toronto Press
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument in Newton, Mass.
                

              Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument in Newton, Mass. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rice, Thomas

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              Title: Ceremonies at the dedication of the soldiers' monument in Newton, Mass.Author: Thomas RicePublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets,... serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP02427000CollectionID: CTRG98-B44PublicationDate: 18640101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Collation: 48 p.: ill
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              ISBN 9781275719392
              Released NZ 22 Feb 2012
              Publisher Gale, Sabin Americana
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              Joyce, Chaos, and Complexity
               

              Joyce, Chaos, and Complexity (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Rice, Thomas

              • RRP: $73.00
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              Placing Joyce in his cultural context, Rice first provocatively traces the previously unacknowledged formative influence of Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries on Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. He then demonstrates that, when later innovations in scienc...e transformed entire worldviews, Joyce recognized conventional literary modes of representation as offering merely arbitrary constructions of this new reality.
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              ISBN 9780252065835
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
              Publisher University of Illinois Press
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