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The Sociology of the Health Service - Michael Bury

The Sociology of the Health Service

By: Michael Bury (Editor), Michael Calnan (Editor), Jonathan Gabe (Editor)

Paperback Published: 7th February 1991
ISBN: 9780415031592
Number Of Pages: 256

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The Sociology of the Health Service responds directly to the need to develop a sociological analysis of current health policy. Topics covered vary from privatisation and health service management to health education and the politics of professional power. Also included is an histroical review of sociology's contributions to health policy and proposals for an agenda for sociological health policy research in the 1990s.

Introduction
Medical Sociology and Health Policy: an Historical Overview
Privatisation in the British Health Service: a Challenge to the NHS
The Politics of Professional Power: Medicine in a Changing Health Service
Health Service Management - A Sociological View Griffiths and the Non-Negotiated Order of the Hospital
Evaluating the Outcomes of Health Care
Recent Developments in General Practice: a Sociological Analysis
Knowledge and Control in Health Promotion: a Test Case for Social Policy and Social Theory
The Confused Boundaries of Community Care
The Agenda for Sociological Health Policy Research for the 1990s
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ISBN: 9780415031592
ISBN-10: 0415031591
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 7th February 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1