Steps towards universal provision of social goods healthcare law in the US and the RTE in India

Jayadev, Arjun and Krishnaswamy, Sudhir (2012) Steps towards universal provision of social goods healthcare law in the US and the RTE in India. Economic and Political Weekly, 47 (35). pp. 31-35. ISSN 2349-8846

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Abstract

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of India upheld the constitutional validity of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 and the Supreme Court of the United States likewise upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010. The two pieces of legislation attempt to expand, to a greater or lesser degree, the provision of education and health services, respectively. This article attempts to understand and evaluate the policy debates and legal decisions around the two Acts as attempts by two constitutional liberal democracies to clarify the relationship between the state and private sector, and their respective roles and responsibilities to secure social welfare.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health law, Education India, Law, RTE
Subjects: Social sciences > Law > Labor, social, education & cultural law
Social sciences > Education
Social sciences > Education > Public policy issues in education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > Research Centre
Azim Premji University > School of Public Policy and Governance
Depositing User: Mr. Krishnamoorti Chavan
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 07:46
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 08:37
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/330
Publisher URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2012/35/commentary/heal...

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