The Imperative of Health
Public Health and the Regulated Body
By (author) Deborah Lupton
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Imperative of Health by Deborah Lupton
Book DescriptionIn this reappraisal of public health and health promotion in contemporary societies, Deborah Lupton explores public health and health promotion using contemporary sociocultural and political theory, particularly that building on Foucault's writings on subjectivity, embodiment and power relations. The author examines the implications of the new social theories for the study of health promotion and health communication to analyze the symbolic nature of public health practices, and explores their underlying meanings and assumptions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803979369
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Deborah Lupton
Deborah Lupton is an independent sociologist. She was formerly Professor of Sociology and Cultural Studies at Charles Sturt University, Australia.
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