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Author Chamberlain, John Martyn, 1972-
Title The sociology of medical regulation : an introduction / John Martyn Chamberlain.
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2012.

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Author Chamberlain, John Martyn, 1972-
Subject Medical policy -- Social aspects.
Medical ethics.
Delivery of Health Care -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Ethics, Medical.
Health Policy.
Sociology, Medical.
History of Medicine.
Professional Autonomy.
Delivery of Health Care -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Ethics, Medical.
Sociology, Medical.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Contents Introduction: Medical Governance in the Risky Age of the Surveillance Society -- Biomedicine, Medicalisation and Risk -- Doctors, Patients, Managers and the State -- Sociological Deconstructions I: Critiquing Medical Autonomy and Altruism -- Sociological Deconstructions II: Governmentality and Restratification -- Restratification and Revalidation: United Kingdom and International Perspectives -- Restratification and the Hearing of Fitness to Practice Cases -- Epilogue: Sociology, Medical Governance and Citizenship.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book provides a comprehensive examination of the complex issues surrounding the regulation of the medical profession. It offers up-to-date information on the current legislative framework and institutional arrangements surrounding the regulation in the United Kingdom. Well organized and written in an accessible way, it offers an insight into key sociological theories surrounding medical regulation. It gives a historically situated analysis of the contemporary relationship between medicine, the state and the public, and an overview of relevant social scientific research. Case studies highl.
ISBN 9789400748965 (electronic bk.)
9400748965 (electronic bk.)
9789400748958
OCLC # 809929844



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