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Publicly-funded libraries expenditure in the private sector

Nicola Pritchard

Publicly-funded libraries expenditure in the private sector

a study of Yorkshire and Humberside Libraries

by Nicola Pritchard

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Published by Yorkshire and Humberside branch of the Library Association in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicola Pritchard and Bob Usherwood.
ContributionsUsherwood, Bob.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13905550M

Expenditure on pharmaceutical drugs is almost half of those for the entire hospital sector. Pharmaceutical drug expenditure grew by an annual average of % between and Such developments caused numerous health care reforms since the s. An actual example of and First time since the drug expenditure fell from Private: Purpose set by legislation Focus on functions usually impacting significant groups in society. Have the most money and more likely to award large grants/contracts. More likely to pay all project cost and/or cover indirect costs. Easier to find information about and to stay current on project needs/interests.

Socialized medicine is a term used in the United States to describe and discuss systems of universal health care: medical and hospital care for all by means of government regulation of health care and subsidies derived from taxation. Because of historically negative associations with socialism in American culture, the term is usually used pejoratively in American political .   It was after the mids that the public-private differential began to widen. Between the mids and mids, while public per capita health expenditure grew at per cent, private per capita health expenditure grew at per cent. The differential has further widened in recent years, and this appears to have excited the authors.

  The future of public broadcasting in Australia is again uncertain. Abbott is a former his book Battlelines (updated election edition) in . No. Libraries were originally private and competed with each other. Government-run libraries came into existence only later, and they put private libraries out of business due to monopolistic practices. Also, they are not "free," they are supported through mandatory taxation of both people who use them and people who don't.


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