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Politics, Policy and Privatisation in the Everyday Experience of Big Data in the NHS

Big Data? Qualitative Approaches to Digital Research

ISBN: 978-1-78441-051-3, eISBN: 978-1-78441-050-6

ISSN: 1042-3192

Publication date: 3 November 2014

Abstract

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The chapter provides insight into a specific case of healthcare data and. It makes explicit the role of politics and the State in digitisation and shows how STS approaches can be used to understand political and technological practice.

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Goffey, A., Pettinger, L. and Speed, E. (2014), "Politics, Policy and Privatisation in the Everyday Experience of Big Data in the NHS", Big Data? Qualitative Approaches to Digital Research (Studies in Qualitative Methodology, Vol. 13), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 31-50. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1042-319220140000013003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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