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Conclusion: A Re-evaluation of Institutionalized Health Care

  • Steven L. ArxerEmail author
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Part of the International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice book series (IPSPAP)

Abstract

The final chapter emphasizes the need for a re-evaluation of institutionalized health care. Drawing from the chapters described above, the benefits of institutionalizing community-based health projects are illustrated. To the extent that community-based efforts are described as substantially different from conventional health practices, health institutions must be conceptualized and operationalized to preserve the intentions of communities. Furthermore, an entirely new ethic of health care must be promoted. In short, a careful examination of how community-based projects can be institutionalized has the prospect for advancing effective strategies for community health planning.

Keywords

Community-based institutions Institutionalized health care Anti-dualism Philosophy Community-based organization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sociology and PsychologyUniversity of North Texas at DallasDallasUSA

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