S Timmermans

Summary

Affiliation: Brandeis University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi A black technician and blue babies
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 33:197-229. 2003
  2. ncbi The redemption of thalidomide: standardizing the risk of birth defects
    S Timmermans
    Sociology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 12454 9110, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 30:41-71. 2000
  3. ncbi Evidence-based medicine, clinical uncertainty, and learning to doctor
    S Timmermans
    Sociology Department, MS 071, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:342-59. 2001
  4. ncbi The practice of medical technology
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071 Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 25:97-114. 2003
  5. ncbi The promises and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine
    Stefan Timmermans
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:18-28. 2005
  6. ncbi Evidence-based medicine and the reconfiguration of medical knowledge
    Stefan Timmermans
    Sociology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:177-93. 2004
  7. ncbi From autonomy to accountability: the role of clinical practice guidelines in professional power
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:490-501. 2005
  8. doi Complementary and alternative medicine for children's asthma: satisfaction, care provider responsiveness, and networks of care
    Betina Freidin
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Health Res 18:43-55. 2008
  9. ncbi Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deaths
    Stefan Timmermans
    Sociology Department, University of California Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 27:993-1013. 2005
  10. ncbi Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participation
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1351-63. 2007

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Publications13

  1. ncbi A black technician and blue babies
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 33:197-229. 2003
    ..In order to track the dynamics of race and occupational subordination as lived experience in the laboratory, I argue for an analysis of the process of crediting people for their scientific accomplishments...
  2. ncbi The redemption of thalidomide: standardizing the risk of birth defects
    S Timmermans
    Sociology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 12454 9110, USA
    Soc Stud Sci 30:41-71. 2000
    ..This standardized system solidified social inequalities and professional power relationships, revealing assumptions about trust, responsibility and risk...
  3. ncbi Evidence-based medicine, clinical uncertainty, and learning to doctor
    S Timmermans
    Sociology Department, MS 071, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:342-59. 2001
    ..Our conceptual updating of uncertainty emphasizes the continuous management of uncertainty during the medical socialization process. We argue that managing uncertainty develops along with what we term evidence-based clinical judgment...
  4. ncbi The practice of medical technology
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, Brandeis University, MS 071 Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 25:97-114. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi The promises and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine
    Stefan Timmermans
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:18-28. 2005
    ..Multifaceted implementation strategies that take the collaborative nature of medical work into consideration promise more effective changes in clinical practice...
  6. ncbi Evidence-based medicine and the reconfiguration of medical knowledge
    Stefan Timmermans
    Sociology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:177-93. 2004
    ..In light of the mixed predictive record of professionalization theories, we conclude with a need for "evidence-based sociology" and a recalibration of basic premises underlying professionalization theories...
  7. ncbi From autonomy to accountability: the role of clinical practice guidelines in professional power
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles 90095 1551, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:490-501. 2005
    ..Such non-adherence might render a profession vulnerable, however, when third parties seize upon guidelines and offer financial incentives to keep clinicians accountable for delivering optimal patient care...
  8. doi Complementary and alternative medicine for children's asthma: satisfaction, care provider responsiveness, and networks of care
    Betina Freidin
    Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Qual Health Res 18:43-55. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Death brokering: constructing culturally appropriate deaths
    Stefan Timmermans
    Sociology Department, University of California Los Angeles, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 27:993-1013. 2005
    ..Medical professionals help create the ambiguity they promise to resolve, reinforcing the cultural need for more expert death brokering...
  10. ncbi Caretaking as articulation work: the effects of taking up responsibility for a child with asthma on labor force participation
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1351-63. 2007
    ..Mothers pay a price for the indeterminate nature of articulation work by scaling back their involvement in the paid labor force...
  11. doi Towards a sociology of disease
    Stefan Timmermans
    Department of Sociology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 30:659-76. 2008
    ..Drawing from specific advances in science and technology studies and social epidemiology, we point to ways that sociologists can participate as health researchers...
  12. doi Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustment
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:21-7. 2009
    ..We then outline a research agenda that would result from a more comprehensive assessment of how these processes manifest themselves in clinical care...
  13. ncbi Why modest geographic effects for asthma? Pharmaceutical treatment as neutralizing mechanism
    Stefan Timmermans
    University of California, USA
    Health (London) 11:431-54. 2007
    ..Children with severe asthma did not benefit as much from medications but it was unclear that different communities made a difference in asthma care...