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Here medicine is exercised by full-time specialists who control large populations
by means of bureaucratic institutions.30 These specialists form professions which
exercise a unique kind of control over their own work.31 Unlike unions, these ...
To discover a new category of disease is the pride of the medical scientist.170 To
ascribe the pathology to some Tom, Dick, or Harry is the first task of the physician
acting as member of a consulting profession.171 Trained to "do something" ...
80 Corinne Lathrop Gilb, Hidden Hierarchies: The Professions and Government (
New York: Harper & Row, 1966). On the strategies used by American physicians,
lawyers, and educators to acquire political power by organizing professional ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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