Class in America: The Health-Care Divide, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Morris
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 153215299X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532152993
  • DDC: 301.451
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book takes a close look at the history of health care in the United States while addressing topics such as the Affordable Care Act and the health-care poverty gap for the elderly, children, and minority groups. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: One Disease, Two Stories.
2: Health Care and Poverty.
3: National Debates in History.
4: Medicare: Health, Poverty, and the Elderly.
5: Children, Health Care, and Poverty.
6: Race, Poverty, and Health Care.
7: The Affordable Care Act.
8: Current Debates in Health Care.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.