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Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland
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Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Mark Freemen, Eleanor Gordon, and Krista Maglen


This book amrks the contribution of Anne Crowther to scholarship in British history. Focusing on Scotland, it draws together the three main strands of Professor Crowther’s academic research – welfare, medicine and legal history – and reflects the range of her historical scholarship. Based on original research, the essays in this book examine important developments in key Scottish institutions, question enduring myths about the nature of Scottish legal and medical practice, and explore the intersections between medicine, the law and public policy.

Keywords: Anne Crowther, Public policy, Welfare, Medicine, Law, Scotland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781845861162
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Freemen, editor
Senior lecturer, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of London

Eleanor Gordon, editor

Krista Maglen, editor