Health and Health Care in Post-industrial Society


The post-industrial era has seen extraordinary changes across a spectrum of issues that revolve around health and health care. These include the challenges that confront the health of the developed world population, the philosophies underpinning health policy, the issues deemed to be central to health policy, and the structures for health care delivery.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Preventive and Social MedicineUniversity of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand

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