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Medical dominance : the division of labour in Australian health care

Author: Evan Willis
Publisher: Sydney ; Boston : Allen & Unwin, ©1989.
Series: Studies in semiotics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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An account of how the Australian medical profession has abrogated to itself the dominant position in health care against the claims of midwives, optometrists and chiropractors.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Willis
ISBN: 9780043600702 0043600700
OCLC Number: 21526317
Awards: Winner of TASA Award for the Ten Most Influential Books in Australian Sociology 2003 (Australia)
Description: viii, 246 pages.
Contents: Introduction; Theoretical considerations; The rise of medicine: the pre-scientific era; The technical and political process in the rise of scientific medicine; The subordination of midwifery; The limitation of optometry; The exclusion of chiropractic; Conclusion
Series Title: Studies in semiotics.
Responsibility: Evan Willis.

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