The science and politics of medicines regulation

Abraham, John (1997) The science and politics of medicines regulation. Sociology of Health and Illness, 19 (19B). pp. 153-182. ISSN 0141-9889

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Abstract

With some notable exceptions, such as Davis (1996), Elston (1994) and Gabe and Bury (1996), few writers in medical sociology have concerned themselves with medical science or scientists working in medical fields other than prescribing doctors. Curiously, research in medical sociology is not often concerned with medicines themselves. This may be due to the apparently limited cross-fertilisation between the fields of medical sociology and sociology of science. Like many of the other contributors to this monograph, I aim to offer some advancement in this respect.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Depositing User: John Abraham
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:09
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2012 12:22
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29893
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