On the importance of the institution and social self in a sociology of conflicts of interest : comment on "Toward a sociology of conflict of interest in medical research" by Sarah Winch and Michael Sinnott.

@article{Mayes2012OnTI,
  title={On the importance of the institution and social self in a sociology of conflicts of interest : comment on "Toward a sociology of conflict of interest in medical research" by Sarah Winch and Michael Sinnott.},
  author={Christopher Mayes},
  journal={Journal of bioethical inquiry},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={217-8}
}
In calling for a sociological analysis of conflicts of interest through a postmodern lens, Sarah Winch and Michael Sinnott open multiple avenues of inquiry. As suggested, a postmodern perspective may serve to disrupt modernist notions of objective science, pure knowledge, and human progress implied by COI policies and regulation. However, rather than… CONTINUE READING