'Bourdieu', medical elites and 'social class': A qualitative study of 'desert island' doctors

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Mcdonald, Ruth (2014)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12121
  • Subject: Bourdieu | Doctors | Elites | Media | Professions | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3306 | Health(social science) | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2719 | Health Policy | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2739 | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Sociologists of professions draw on Weberian theories of closure. However they have tended to ignore Bourdieu's work, which rejects Weberian notions of class and status groups as distinct ideal types and sees these concepts as inextricably linked. Bourdieu emphasises th... View more
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