Home Political Science & Law Journal Issue Abstract

Revue française de science politique

2016/3 (Vol. 66)


Email alert

Your alert request has been correctly taken into account.
You will receive an email when new issues are put online.

Close

Previous Pages 483 - 506 Next

Abstract

English

Talking about a healthcare “system” for a French health sector historically fragmented, compartmentalized and in which State bureaucracies and sickness funds struggled to regulate professional and political strategies, has long been a misnomer. As a counterpoint to the international literature on the introduction of competition and privatization logics in healthcare systems, and based on the case of the Regional Health Agencies, the article argues that the “disorganization” of French healthcare sector is confronted not to market fragmentation but rather to a multifaceted integration process, bringing out actors both more massive but also linked by dense relations. This integration process is however under strong institutional constraints which limit its scope and fix its content.

Keywords

  • French healthcare system
  • integration
  • merger
  • Health Regional Agencies
  • new public management
  • NIH

To cite this article

Frédéric Pierru, Christine Rolland, “ Bringing the Health Care State Back in ”, Revue française de science politique 3/2016 (Vol. 66) , p. 483-506
URL : www.cairn.info/revue-francaise-de-science-politique-2016-3-page-483.htm.
DOI : 10.3917/rfsp.663.0483.

© 2010-2014 Cairn.info
back to top
Feedback

Message sent

Your email address has been saved.
We will notify you when this article becomes available in English.