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Beyond individualism: Is there a place for relational autonomy in clinical practice and research?

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The dominant, individualistic understanding of autonomy that features in clinical practice and research is underpinned by the idea that people are, in their ideal form, independent, self-interested and rational gain-maximising decision-makers. In recent decades, this paradigm has been challenged from various disciplinary and intellectual directions. Proponents of ‘relational autonomy’ in particular have argued that people’s identities, needs, interests – and indeed autonomy – are always also ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1477750917704156

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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0000-0002-9006-3157
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Grant:
ES/L002868/1
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Clinical ethics More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
150-165
Publication date:
2017-04-13
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EISSN:
1758-101X
ISSN:
1477-7509
Pmid:
28989327
Language:
English
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pubs:731328
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uuid:093935a6-3d49-4b4e-8951-d27219d83a9a
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pubs:731328
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731328
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2019-04-02

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