Re: the birth of the clinic

I would suggest Freidson, Eliot, The Profession of Medicine, NY, 1970
as the place to start for understandng the 'evil' of
medical professionalism.

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, adam lefstein wrote:

> hello everyone. i've recommended "the birth of the clinic" to a social science friend who is studying professionalism, professional knowledge and classification systems, especially in education. he's found foucault's writing rather intimidating. any ideas about secondary sources to assist him in understanding those elements of the book that are relevant to his interests?
> thanks,
> adam

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