Drawing on literatures documenting the experience of physicians in both European and American societies, a new theoretical framework for explaining variations in the professional power of physicians is provided.
Most studies of professions have used professional organization as the principal explanatory variable, with state policy and the organization of civil society as secondary mediating factors.
Our approach instead strategies of state power and of civil society as central features shaping the ability of the profession of exert power.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Pouvoir, Activité professionnelle, Etude comparative, Gouvernement, Modèle, Société, Milieu culturel, Environnement social, Personnel sanitaire, Europe, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Power, Professional activity, Comparative study, Government, Models, Society, Cultural environment, Social environment, Health staff, Europe, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0553984
Code Inist : 002B30. Création : 199406.