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Introduction

  • John W. MurphyEmail author
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Part of the International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice book series (IPSPAP)

Abstract

This book examines as its central issue the impact that a community-based philosophy has on institutions and the institutionalization of community health delivery. Chapters in this volume explore how institutional arrangements can be rethought in ways conducive of a community-based approach. The volume considers how community partnerships, funding schemes, curriculum for health workers, the status of patients and clients, and community research programs, among other organizational features, are framed and designed from a community-based philosophy.

Keywords

Community-based philosophy Community-based institutions Institutionalization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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