Communities of clinical practice and normalising technologies of self: learning to fit in on the surgical ward.


This paper reports observational research of Fourth Year medical students in their first year of clinical training doing their surgical attachment. Previously, the authors have argued that medical curricula constitute normalising technologies of self that aim to create a certain kind of doctor. Here, they argue that a key mechanism through which these… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13648470903569388


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