Consumer Education in the Human Services by Alan Gartner, etc

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16) In C a l i f o r n i a , for e x a m p l e , while the costs of all items rose six points, the c o s t s of health care rose 12 points. (17) T h i s spiral does not appear to be leveling off, a n d it w a s r e c e n t l y reported that health care will r e a c h $240 billion a year by 1 9 8 8 , up $100 billion f r o m the present f i g u r e s , an increase of nearly 75 percent a b o v e present c o s t s ! (18) H e a l t h costs soar a s long as the supply of d o c t o r s is severely limited and the number of c u s t o m e r s is i n c r e a s e d .

3 6 6 ; U . S . Statistical Abstract, 1976, p. 3 9 3 ; B u r e a u of Labor Statistics, E m p l o y m e n t and E a r n i n g s 2 4 , n o . 3 ( M a r c h 1977), p. 4 5 . (9) Jane J a c o b s , T h e D e a t h and L i f e of G r e a t A m e r i c a n C i t i e s Y o r k : V i n t a g e B o o k s , 1961), pp. 3 6 9 - 3 9 7 . (New (10) C a l i f o r n i a State D e p a r t m e n t of T r a n s p o r t a t i o n , San D i e g o / L o s A n g e l e s C o r r i d o r S t u d y - P h a s e 11B ( S a c r a m e n t o , C a l i f o r n i a , 1976).

13) Judy S y f e r s , " I Want A W i f e , " M s . , preview i s s u e , 1972. C a r o l y n Shaw B e l l , " A F u l l E m p l o y m e n t P o l i c y for a Public S e r v i c e E c o n o m y : I m p l i c a t i o n s for W o m e n , " in A l a n G a r t n e r et a L , e d s . , Public S e r v i c e Employment: A n A n a l y s i s of Its H i s t o r y , P r o b l e m s , and P r o s p e c t s ( N e w Y o r k : P r a e g e r , 1973), pp. 7 4 - 8 2 . (14) B o s t o n W o m e n ' s H e a l t h C o l l e c t i v e , O u r Y o r k : S i m o n and S c h u s t e r , 1976).

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