Kuhlmann, Ellen and Allsop, Judith (2008) Professional self-regulation in a changing architecture of governance: comparing health policy in the UK and Germany. Policy and Politics, 36 (2). pp. 173-189. ISSN 0305-5736
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This chapter compares transformations in professional self-regulation in the UK and Germany through the lens of governance. We introduce an expanded concept of governance
that includes national configurations of state–profession relationships and places selfregulation in the context of other forms of governance. The analysis shows that a general
trend towards network governance plays out differently. In the UK, a plural structure of network governance and stakeholder arrangements is emerging in the context of stateled change. In Germany, partnership governance between sickness funds and medical associations shape the transformations and act as a barrier towards the entry of new players.
|Keywords:||health policies, medical profession, governance theory, comparison UK and Germany|
|Subjects:||L Social studies > L431 Health Policy|
|Divisions:||College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Alison Wilson|
|Deposited On:||24 Jan 2012 21:41|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2013 12:10|
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