The book comprises two unequal parts. In the first part — a theoretical and methodological introduction — the author offers his view on how it is possible to reflect on cult cinema today. In the second part the factual material is presented — one hundred and twenty three essays on cult films given in chronological order so that the reader could get an idea about the evolution of the phenomenon.
The book is intended not only for specialists in cultural and social studies but also for all who enjoy cinema and especially those who appreciate non-standard cinema.
How common is it for patients to exercise their choice of physician and medical provider in the Russian health care system, and how are such choices made? If patients had more opportunities to choose their provider, would the quality and efficiency of the healthcare system be improved? Is it appropriate to limit a patient's choice of physician and provider in accessing free health care, and if so, to what extent? This book offers answers to these questions, based on a theoretical analysis, international experience, and findings from surveys of the public and healthcare providers.
The manual will be of particular help to students, academics, researchers, experts in governments and international and national advisory bodies and also totrade practitioners.
Olga V. Biryukova — Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in World Economy, Associate Professor, Department of World Economy; Research Fellow, Institute of Trade Policy National Research University Higher School of Economics.