Sociology of Medical Science and Technology by Mary Ann Elston
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Sociology of Medical Science and Technology
By Mary Ann Elston

The Sociology of Medical Science and Technology

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Sociology of Medical Science and Technology by Mary Ann Elston

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Contributors examine the relationship between science and clinical practice; the development, assessment and regulation of health care technologies; and the implications of the a new geneticsa .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631204473
ISBN-10: 0631204474
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 148mm x 16mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mary Ann Elston

Mary Ann Elston is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research interests include the organisaton of biomedical research, the health care professions and gender and health care. She is co--editor of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness.

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