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March 1980 (Volume 58)
Deborah A. Stone
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Federal programs to regulate health care providers appear to have contradictory objectives, indicating ambivalence toward group power in American political philosophy. The conflict between monopoly-creating and monopoly-destroying strategies is demonstrated through three attempts to integrate professional power into a democratic political system.
Author(s): Deborah A. Stone
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Volume 58, Issue 1 (pages 50–53) Published in 1980
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