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A Complete Guide To Managing And Controlling The Outcome Of Your Insurance Claim

RRP $195.00


World Insurance

RRP $467.99

Since the end of the eighteenth century, the insurance industry has cast a safety net around the world, first in the British Isles and then further afield, irrespective of cultural, political and ideological divides. Unlike previous publications on insurance history, which tend to discuss the development of national markets or individual companies, this book focuses on the creation of networks across borders from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day.

Distinguished international economic historians draw upon examples from twenty countries across the continents to demonstrate how what was called the 'British system' of risk management spread out in waves, and describes the forces that made this possible--first among them migration from Europe and international trade. The book explores the economic, political, religious, and cultural obstacles that blocked the path of this European invention--not only religious law and traditional practices, but above all protectionism, inflation, and political ideologies. It examines the process of transformation through which modern insurance supplanted traditional forms of protection against perils and risks and was able to keep on offering new ways of dealing with the risks of modern life. As well as discussing primary insurance, it also considers the role played by reinsurance, without which the losses arising out of today's natural and man-made disasters would be immeasurably greater. Finally, taking modern-day disaster scenarios as examples, the book shows just what the limits of insurability are and what risks worldwide networks entail.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Impact Of Healthcare Insurance Availability On Health Outcomes In Hawai'i And Mississippi

RRP $17.59

This investigation compares, contrasts and analyzes the impact of healthcare insurance availability on health outcomes in Hawai'i and Mississippi and tests the hypothesis that health insurance prevalence improves access to care and health outcomes. Utilizing Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey data for the states of Hawai i and Mississippi, author James Lenhart argues for public health policy that improves healthcare insurance prevalence in the U.S. as well as public policy that improves health insurance plan characteristics.



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