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"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" is the question dealt with by this collection of essays. The editor defines the term "social control" as the capacity of a person or group to regulate itself, and the measures a community or a society uses to influence, regulate, or discipline its members. These essays are a result of the Project on Social Controls and the Medical Profession, supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and done under the auspices of Medicine in the Public Interest, Inc.
The first part of the book offers a comparative view of professions
Social Controls and the Medical Profession.. Ann Intern Med. ;103:485. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-3-485_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(3):485.
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