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Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Ellen Kuhlmann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is a crucial contribution to debates about the rapid modernisation of health care systems and the dynamics of changing modes of governance and citizenship. Structured around the role of the ... More


Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Ellen Kuhlmann and Mike Saks (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book opens up new perspectives in the health policy debate, examining the emerging international trends in the governance of health professions and the significance of national contexts for the ... More


Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

John Martyn Chamberlain, Mike Dent, and Mike Saks (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There are significant variations in how healthcare systems and health professionals are regulated globally. One feature that they increasingly have in common is an emphasis on the value of including ... More


Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson, and Marek Perlinski (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book discusses current social and caring welfare professions and their practices in a number of European countries in a comprehensive and structured way. It presents research-based knowledge in ... More


Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Peter Hupe, Peter Hupe, Michael Hill, and Aurèlien Buffat (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume provides a state of the art account of theory and research on modern street-level bureaucracy. For the first time gathering internationally leading scholars on the subject, the ... More


Is the gift a good one?

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter addresses the quality of the gift of blood. The transfusion and use of whole blood and certain blood products carries with it the risk of transmitting disease, particularly serum ... More


Analysing teacher education policy: comparative and historical approaches

Moira Hulme

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter Moira Hulme offers a comparative, historical and ecological perspective on teacher education. The chapter begins by discussing the nature of comparative perspectives in analysing ... More


Social Origins

Ann Oakley

in Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The Social Support and Pregnancy Outcome study had its origins in six sets of observations about social relations. This chapter expands these six observations as a prelude to describing the ... More


What kind of job is fundraising?

Beth Breeze

in The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving in Contemporary Society?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447325000
eISBN:
9781447325314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325000.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Chapter 6 draws together the findings of the previous chapters to explore the status of fundraising work: is it a profession, a job, a calling or a vocation? This chapter begins by reviewing the ... More


Professionalism meets entrepreneurialism and managerialism1

Rosalie A. Boyce

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter concludes the first part of the book by examining the implications of the new public management (NPM) reforms related to entrepreneurialism and managerialism for professional culture and ... More


Collaborative care and professional boundaries: maternity care in Canada1

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault and Elizabeth Darling

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter analyses the collaborative work and professional boundaries in maternity care, focusing on Canada and exploring the significance of institutional contexts that shape the opportunities ... More


Hybrid regulation: the rise of networks and managerialism

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines how the medical profession takes up the regulatory incentives of managerialism and networking and how this relates to changes in the corporatist arrangements and the ... More


Professions and trust: new technologies of building trust in medical services

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that information represents a new technology of building trust on justifiable criteria, which serves as a bridge between different actors in health care, and between experts and ... More


The double-bed

Ian Greener

in Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the double-bed relationship between the state and the medical profession in Great Britain, one of the key organisational features of the NHS. It explains that under this ... More


An integrated conceptual approach to daily life

Walter Van Dongen

in Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?: The Combination Model as a new integrated approach to professional and family life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422941
eISBN:
9781447304029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422941.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter deals with the integrated conceptual approach of the Combination Model to the daily life of men and women within a complex modern society, with the division of professional and family ... More


European social and caring professions in transition

Björn Blom, Lars Evertsson, and Marek Perlinski

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the background, the aim and the content of the book. It gives a short introduction to social and caring professions in Europe, and argues that they have undergone considerable ... More


Social and caring professions in European welfare states: trends and challenges

Marek Perlinski, Björn Blom, and Lars Evertsson

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter concentrates on current tendencies, movements and challenges for social and caring welfare professions in Europe. It takes a ”bird’s-eye view” to spot a number of key issues and trends ... More


Workers’ values and commitments

Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo, and Miller Chris

in The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the types of values that development workers have and where these values come from. It argues that unlike some other public sector professions, so many development workers are ... More


Professional barriers and facilitators: policy issues for an enabling salariat

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the barriers and facilitators that operate within a number of human-services professions in relation to disabled people's access to those occupational groups. It draws attention ... More


Introduction: professional health regulation in the public interest

John Martyn Chamberlain

in Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides a commentary on, and introduces, the collection of papers in this volume. It begins by outlining how professional forms of health care expertise have become increasingly subject ... More


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