Newman, Janet and Kuhlmann, Ellen
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1177/0958928707075191|
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New governance practices associated with the modernization of health systems within Europe focus on equipping health consumers with more information and power in their interactions with clinicians. This article uses material on health care reform in Britain and Germany to highlight ways in which consumerism is refracted through different institutional histories and current political projects. These give rise to different inflections on the meaning of consumerism, including the different associations of 'choice', and to different forms of consumer involvement as 'stakeholders' in health care systems.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2007 The Author(s)|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||20 Apr 2009 10:56|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2016 07:28|
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