Professional Misconduct in Healthcare : Setting Out a Research Agenda for Work Sociology

Currie, Graeme and Faulconbridge, James Robert and Gabbioneta, Claudia and Muzio, Daniel and Richmond, John (2019) Professional Misconduct in Healthcare : Setting Out a Research Agenda for Work Sociology. Work, Employment and Society, 33 (1). pp. 149-161. ISSN 0950-0170

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In the light of its surprising absence in extant literature in the domain of the sociology of work, specifically within the journal Work, Employment and Society, this article represents a ‘call to arms’ for research focused upon professional misconduct in healthcare. Specifically, interrogation of four dimensions of professional misconduct in healthcare is called for: a broader definition of professional misconduct; antecedents of professional misconduct that recognise the effect of context; professional response to regulation of misconduct; and the hierarchical and affective challenge to frontline professionals blowing the whistle on professional misconduct.

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Work, Employment and Society
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The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Work, Employment and Society, 33 (1), 2019, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2019 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Work, Employment and Society page: on SAGE Journals Online:
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