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  1. State authority, medical dominance, and trends in the regulation of the health professions : the Ontario case.

    Article - En anglais

    The relationships amongst the health professions and between them and the state are rapidly changing.

    I argue that analysis of these relationships has to take into consideration:

    • the fact that medicine played an intermediary role (through medical dominance in health care) between the state and the other health occupations;

    • the permeability of the boundaries of the state and the professions;

    • and the dual nature of professional organizations (as sites of intra-occupational conflict and as possible vehicles of extra-occupational control).

    In Ontario the medical profession partially « mediated » the relationships between « non-physician » health occupations and the state through medical control over other health care occupations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Autorité, Médecin, Dominance sociale, Gouvernement, Réglementation, Ontario, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Relation professionnelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health staff, Human, Authority, Physician, Social dominance, Government, Regulation, Ontario, Canada, North America, America, Professional relation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0603523

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.