This book focuses on the legislative process through a case study of the Veterans Millennium Health Care Act of 1999 signed by President Clinton on November 30, 1999. This research examines the roles and interactions of various actors in the legislative process (i.e., congressional party leaders, executive branch, veterans interest groups, state health care providers and Congress) during the first session of the 106th Congress in overcoming what traditionally is an extremely lethargic, slow and relatively resistant structural environment. The principle finding of this study include the structural role orientations of legislators towards utilizing already formed interpersonal relationships to 'fast-track' the 1999 veteran's legislation in record time.
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Introduction to Environmental Health: A Global Perspective explores the fundamentals of environmental health, giving students a solid grounding in current issues and controversies and enhancing understanding of the scientific data that drives these issues. Each chapter of the text begins with a concise review of a topic, which is then expanded through real-life readings, most of which include data sets. Chapters include readings that illustrate concepts in the context of a developed country, followed by readings that illustrate that same concept in a developing country. This gives students the opportunity to explore how economics impacts environmental policies. By examining environmental health from several demographic and cultural perspectives, the material also educates students about environmental justice, and the consequences of human activity on natural systems. The book addresses a variety of environmental health topics including:
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