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Title Challenging medicine / edited by Jonathan Gabe, David Kelleher, and Gareth Williams
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1994


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Description xxix, 199 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Understanding medical dominance in the modern world / David Kelleher, Jonathan Gabe and Gareth Williams -- 1. From tribalism to corporatism : the managerial challenge to medical dominance / David J. Hunter -- 2. The challenge of nursing / Anne Witz -- 3. Litigation and the threat to medicine / Robert Dingwall -- 4. Television and medicine : medical dominance or trial by media? / Michael Bury and Jonathan Gabe -- 5. The alternatives to medicine / Mike Saks -- 6. Self-help groups and their relationship to medicine / David Kelleher -- 7. Lay knowledge and the privilege of experience / Gareth Williams and Jennie Popay -- 8. Changing medicine? Gender and the politics of health care / Lesley Doyal -- 9. The anti-vivisectionist movement and the science of medicine / Mary Ann Elston -- 10. Epilogue : the last days of Doctor Power / Gareth Williams, Jonathan Gabe and David Kelleher
Summary Lively appraisal of current changes to the health service and their effects on health professionals. Also original debate on challenges both within medicine and beyond, from nurses, self-help groups, the media, and the women's movement
Analysis Great Britain
Health services
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Great Britain. National Health Service.
National health services -- Great Britain.
Medical care -- Great Britain.
Social medicine -- Great Britain.
Social Medicine.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Occupations.
Social Dominance.
Health Services.
State Medicine.
United Kingdom.
United Kingdom.
United Kingdom.
Author Gabe, Jonathan.
Kelleher, David, 1935-
Williams, Gareth, 1952-
LC no. 93046699
ISBN 041508816X (hbk.)
0415088178 (paperback)