Description - The New Politics of Medicine by Brian Salter
A new politics of medicine is emerging from the changing relationship between medicine, society and the state. It is characterized by informed health consumers, an interventionist state, and a mobilized medical profession. With the media now its constant companion, medicine has been abruptly politicized by a range of novel pressures. Yet the continuities of its re energised institutions remain intact and with them the sustaining realities of medical power.
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Author Biography - Brian Salter
BRIAN SALTER is Professor of Health Services Research at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of Politics of Change in the Health Service.