Original paper

Gatekeepers in the healthcare sector: Knowledge and Bourdieu's concept of field

Volume: 186, Pages: 96 - 103
Published: Aug 1, 2017
Abstract
Choice is an imperative for patients in the Australian healthcare system. The complexity of this healthcare ‘maze’, however, means that successfully navigating and making choices depends not only on the decisions of patients, but also other key players in the healthcare sector. Utilising Bourdieu's concepts of capital, habitus and field, we analyse the role of gatekeepers (i.e., those who control access to resources, services and knowledge) in...
Paper Details
Title
Gatekeepers in the healthcare sector: Knowledge and Bourdieu's concept of field
Published Date
Aug 1, 2017
Volume
186
Pages
96 - 103
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