Beyond Binaries: Reflections and a Suggestion on the Subject of Medical Professional Satisfaction
This article notes the tendency in the sociological literature to frame studies of medical professionals in terms of a series of binaries (e.g. control/resistance, powerful/powerless professionals, medicine/management). It suggests that moving away from this approach to acknowledge a more nuanced perspective would be helpful. The article draws on recent empirical studies to support this view.
Keywords: Doctor satisfaction, sociology, control, resistance
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