Schubert, James N.
M.A. (Master of Arts)
Department of Political Science
HIV infections--Government policy--United States--States; Medical policy--United States--States; AIDS (Disease)--Government policy--United States--States
HIV and AIDS have been public health crises for over a decade. A national strategy is created by the aggregation of the states' policies. Researchers have categorized and described the various legislative approaches states have taken to address HIV and AIDS. Few researchers have attempted to explain why states use different methods to combat the disease. Likewise, researchers have demonstrated the utility of political culture in explaining state policy outputs. This study examines variables of state HIV/AIDS related legislation within the framework of political culture as defined by Daniel Elazar. The purpose of this study is to determine if there are significant differences in the legislation relative to political culture. Directions for future research are indicated and described.
Dellinger, Michelle R., "States legislative response to HIV and AIDS : consideration of political culture" (1995). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 5042.
iv, 84 pages
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