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The Sociology of Medical Regulation: An Introduction. / John Martyn Chamberlain, Marty Chamberlain

Swansea University Author: Marty Chamberlain

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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...

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Published: Springer Press 2012
Online Access: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789400748958
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa29696
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Abstract: 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 highlight the practical or applied circumstances in which issues can occur. Readers will gain insight into possible future directions for medical governance.
Keywords: Medical Regulation; Medical Sociology; General Medical Council
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law