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Regulating for Safer Doctors in the Risk Society / John Martyn Chamberlain, Marty Chamberlain

Medicine, Discourse, Risk, and Power, Pages: 162 - 179

Swansea University Author: Marty Chamberlain

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This chapter explores the role of knowledge, power and professional jurisdictions, examining reforms in medical governance through the lens of a governmentality and risk society perspectives. In doing do it notes the central role played by science and medicine in the construction of regulatory order...

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Published in: Medicine, Discourse, Risk, and Power
ISBN: 9780415502696
Published: Routledge 2016
Online Access: https://www.routledge.com/Medicine-Risk-Discourse-and-Power/Chamberlain/p/book/9780415502696
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa29721
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Abstract: This chapter explores the role of knowledge, power and professional jurisdictions, examining reforms in medical governance through the lens of a governmentality and risk society perspectives. In doing do it notes the central role played by science and medicine in the construction of regulatory order in the United Kingdom.
Keywords: Governmentality, risk society, medicine,
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Start Page: 162
End Page: 179