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Deborah A. Stone

deborahstoneVisiting and Research Professor
Department of Government

A.B., Russian Studies, University of Michigan
Ph.D., Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Recent Publications

  • "Welfare Policy and the Transformation of Care,"  Remaking America Demacracy and Public Policy in an Age of Inequality, 2007. PDF
  • "Single Payer - Good Metaphor, Bad Politics," Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 34. No. 4.  August 2009 PDF
  • "Looking for Care in All the Wrong Places," Handbook of Long-Term Care Administration and Policy, 2008. PDF
  • "Protect the Sick:  Health Insurance Reform in One Easy Lesson,"  Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Winter 2008. PDF
  • “Values in Health Policy:  Understanding Fairness and Efficiency,” in Health Care Politics, eds. James Morone, Theodore Litman and Leonard Robbins (New York: Delmar, forthcoming 2006).
  • Book Review: President’s Council on Bioethics, Taking Care: Ethical Caregiving in Our Aging Society, reviewed in American Prospect, April 2006, pp. 40-42. PDF
  • “Reframing the Racial Disparities Issue for State Governments, in Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law vol. 31, no. 1 (February, 2006), pp.127-152. PDF
  • With Vanessa Northington Gamble, “U.S. Policy on Health Inequities: The Interplay of Politics and Research,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, vol. 31, no. 1 (February, 2006), pp. 93-126. PDF
  • “Hungry For Air,” BostonReview vol. 30, no. 1 (February/March, 2005), pp. 24-26. PDF
  • “The False Promise of Consumer Choice", in Consumer Choice: Social Welfare and Health Policy, Robert F. Rich and Christopher T. Erb, Editors, Policy Studies Review Annual, No. 14; Piscataway, NJ: Transaction, 2005, pp. 209-222.
  • “For Love Nor Money: The Commodification of Care,” in Martha Ertman and Joan Williams, eds., Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture (New York: NYU Press, 2005), pp. 271-90.
  • "How Market Ideology Guarantees Racial Inequality," in Morone, James A., & Jacobs, Lawrence R., eds., Healthy, Wealthy, & Fair: Health Care and the Good Society, Oxford University Press, 2005. PDF
  • "Shopping for Long-Term Care," in Health Affair, vol 23, no. 4, (July/August 2004), pp. 191-196. PDF
  • Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making, W.W. Norton, third edition, 2001.
  • "The People Who Won't Commit: Opting Out - and Copping Out," Civilization, August/September, 2000. PDF
  • "Why We Need a Care Movement," The Nation, March 13, 2000. PDF
  • "Caring By The Book," in Madonna Harrington Meyer, ed., Care Work: Gender, Labor and the Welfare State, Routledge Press, 2000.
  • "Managed Care Backlash and the Second Great Transformation," Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, vol. 24, no. 5, October 1999. PDF
  • "Beyond Moral Hazard: Insurance as Moral Opportunity," ConnecticutInsurance Law Journal, vol. 6, no. 1: 11-46, 1999-2000. PDF

Research interests

  • Social policy, especially health, welfare and families

Last Updated: 1/9/13