Profession of medicine is a landmark in the sociological analysis of the professions in modern society ron miller sociological quarterly this is the first book that i know of to go to the root of the matter by laying open to view the fundamental nature of the professional claim and the structure of professional institutions everett c . Profession of medicine a study of the sociology of applied knowledge item preview remove circle profession of medicine a study of the sociology of applied knowledge by freidson eliot 1923 publication date 1970 topics medicine social medicine publisher new york dodd mead. Buried in the pedantic pages of this book is a pointed challenge to medicine simply stated freidsons view is that the medical profession has become too autonomous and too powerful for the good of society and that it must therefore be regulatedlike the prominent medical sociologist he is the. Profession of medicine a study of the sociology of applied knowledge eliot freidson dodd mead new york 1970 xxii 410 pp 1250. Must be judged as a landmark in medical sociology norman denzin journal of health and social behavior profession of medicine is a challenging monograph the ideas presented are stimulating and thought provoking given the expanding domain of what illness is and the contentions of physicians about their rights as professionals freidson wonders aloud whether expertise is becoming a
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