Book Reviews : MEASURING IMMORALITY: SOCIAL INQUIRY & THE PROBLEM OF ILLEGITIMACY Gail Reekie Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1998, vii, 215 pp, $29 95 (paperback)

@article{Moor1999BookR,
  title={Book Reviews : MEASURING IMMORALITY: SOCIAL INQUIRY & THE PROBLEM OF ILLEGITIMACY Gail Reekie Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1998, vii, 215 pp, \$29 95 (paperback)},
  author={M. Moor},
  journal={Journal of Sociology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35},
  pages={237 - 238}
}
  • M. Moor
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Sociology
than to have its basic skills valued. She argues that nurses and doctors should train together and, more radically, that health work should be completely restructured, with all doctors completing nursing studies as their first degree. Only in this way, she suggests, can the mechanistic and objectifying tendencies of medicine be overcome. Despite the account of power as fluid and shifting, the emphasis of the book remains