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2007 | 17 | 2 | 220-229
Article title

"Trust" and Professional Power: Towards a Social Theory of Self

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EN
This paper sets out to delve into the relationship trust and professional authority in the context of health care. Understood in its micro-political terms and conceived as impacting on individual organisational levels and the socio-political; this relationship stands at the interface of competing pressures working to produce the increasing complexity of social life. “Trust” is inextricably linked with uncertainty and complexity while professional authority rests on the specialist knowledge claimed by the range of experts and technologists that inhabit the spaces through which social life is governed and complexity managed.
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Journal
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Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
220-229
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Dates
published
2007-12-01
online
2007-12-17
Contributors
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  • School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Liverpool, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZA, UK
author
  • School of Psycho-Social Studies, University of Plymouth, UK
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10023-007-0019-4
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