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Trust, Risk and Health Care Reform

Taylor-Gooby, Peter (2006) Trust, Risk and Health Care Reform. Health, Risk & Society, 8 (2). pp. 93-103. ISSN 1369-8575. (doi:10.1080/13698570600677092) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:6684)

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Abstract

Across the developed world, governments face severe challenges in health care reform as demand rises

considerable resources to welfare state reform and (arguably) achieving real improvements in services

considerable concern about lack of trust in the new welfare policies. A decline in trust may undermine

for them. Recent work in sociology, political science and psychology indicates that rational deliberative

theoretical arguments suggest an increasing need for public trust. Trust facilitates the co-ordination of

and intensifying pressures for spending constraint provide a continuing impetus for reform. One

aspects of trust, so that the service improves but trust in it declines, with consequences for the political

consider issues of institutional trust and to build inter-disciplinary links in doing so.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/13698570600677092
Projects: [25] SCARR
Uncontrolled keywords: Trust, risk, rationality, interdisciplinarity, NHS, reform
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Social Policy
Depositing User: Peter Taylor-Gooby
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2008 13:24 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 04:01 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/6684 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Taylor-Gooby, Peter: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4825-1250
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