Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

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AALL. See American Association for Labor Legislation
AARP. See American Association of Retired Persons
ABC. See Access to Basic Care
abortion rights. See also pro-life movement
Social Movement for, 133, 134, 135, 137
Vatican on, 154
academia, 181–82
Academy for Educational Development, 289
Access to Basic Care (ABC), 74
actionable knowledge, 189
activist research, 189
activists, 7
definition of, 165
for disability rights, 153
expert, 171–80, 184–86
relationships through, 174
ACT UP. See AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power
Adult Parole Authority of the State of Ohio, 273
advocacy groups, 310–11
AFDC. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children
affect control theory, 268, 275
African American Heritage Association, 44
African Americans, 24
health services for, 32
heat-induced illness of, 263
HIV/AIDS and, 30
in National Medical Association, 82
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 120
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), 47, 311, 315
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 28
ailment, 287
Airline Pilots Association, 294
Alaska
erosion in, 257–58
Kivalina, 254, 258, 264–65
pollution in, 257
Alaska Community Action on Toxics, 113, 258
Alaskan Federation of Natives, 257–58
Alaskan Inuits, 257–58
Alcoholics Anonymous, 231, 237
ALEC. See American Legislative Exchange Council
Alinsky, Saul, 198, 207n7
Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, 113
“All Things Considered,” 262
Alternatives for Community and Environment, 112
Altman, Rebecca Gasior, 110, 111, 210
altruistic suicide, 273
AMA. See American Medical Association
ambiguous event, 287
Amenta, Edwin, 34
American Association for Labor Legislation (AALL), 40
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 42, 313
American Bankers Association, 62
American Bankers Insurance Association, 62
American Enterprise Institute, 156
American Fertility Society, 297
American Holistic Medical Association, 213
American Journal of Bioethics, 160
American Journal of Public Health, 35

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