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Schools and the Health of Children
Protecting Our Future



October 1999 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Schools and the Health of Children examines the debate over the provision of school health programmes in United States.

In this timely contribution to an important topic Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld: defines the key issues in the debate; outlines the history of school health programmes; examines contemporary examples of school health care delivery; theorizes on the likely future of school health care.

 
Introduction
 
Introduction
 
History of Child Health and School Health Programs
Background and Current Roles of School Health Programs  
 
Health Status of Children
Past and Present  
 
Models of School Health Delivery
The Growth of School-Based Clinics and Centers  
 
Experiences in Arizona
The Development of New Clinics in a State with a Managed-Care Medicaid System  
 
The Need to Protect the Future
The Impact of Changes in Welfare and Heath Policies on School Health Issues  

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Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, PhD

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld is a professor in the Sociology Program in the School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University. Her research areas are medical sociology and aging and the life course with a special focus on health policy, health care utilization, and health behavior. She has recently published Medicare by Greenwood Press (2011) and serves as the editor of the research annual Research in the Sociology of Health and Health Care published each year by Emerald Press. She is co-editor of Health and Associate Editor In Chief of American Journal of Health Promotion. Her current research interests in addition to health... More About Author

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