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Global markets and national pathways of medical re-regulation<sup>1</sup>

Viola Burau and Karsten Vrangæk

in Rethinking professional governance

Published by Policy Press

Published in print April 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349569
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303251 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0003
Global markets and national pathways of medical re-regulation1

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This chapter analyses a range of country-specific pathways of re-regulation in relation to markets in healthcare, with a focus on the differences between broadly similar models of re-regulation. It analyses sector-specific institutional contexts from a cross-country comparative perspective based on five countries — Britain, Denmark, Germany, Italy and Norway. Medical governance is closely related to redistributive policies, where the influence of country-specific institutions tends to be pertinent. Medical governance provides a good basis for studying both the dynamics of governance and the difference institutions make.

Keywords: medical re-regulation; healthcare; medical governance; Britain; Denmark; Germany; Italy; Norway

Chapter.  6133 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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