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Covenant, Compassion and Marketisation in Healthcare: the mastery of Mammon and the service of grace

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This chapter argues that covenantal thought and practice has the capacity to discipline marketisation processes in service of an ethos of gracious compassion in healthcare. It engages critically with the analyses of Diagnosis Related Groups, Personal Budgets and Defensive Medicine offered by Feiler, Herring, Papanikitas and Jani in the preceding three chapters, showing that the key themes of ‘care’ and ‘work’ can be illumined by a covenantal approach which works judiciously with healthcare ma...

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University of Oxford
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Harris Manchester College
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Host title:
Marketisation, Ethics and Healthcare: Policy, Practice and Moral Formation
Place of publication:
Abingdon
Publication date:
2018-02-02
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709738
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2017-08-17

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