Configuring Health Consumers: Health Work and the Imperative of Personal Responsibility by R. HarrisConfiguring Health Consumers: Health Work and the Imperative of Personal Responsibility by R. Harris

Configuring Health Consumers: Health Work and the Imperative of Personal Responsibility

byR. HarrisEditorN. Wathen, S. Wyatt

Hardcover | October 27, 2010

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This book explore assumptions underpinning contemporary health policy discourses that emphasize personal responsibility for health, consider how they attach to changing information technologies, and discuss their influence on emerging forms of health 'work'.
SAMANTHA ADAMS is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands LUCY APHRAMOR is Honorary Research Fellow in the Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Coventry University, UK MARIA BAKARDJIEVA is Professor and Division Head...
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Title:Configuring Health Consumers: Health Work and the Imperative of Personal ResponsibilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:267 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:October 27, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023025196X

ISBN - 13:9780230251960

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Health(y) Citizenship: Technology, Work and Narratives of Responsibility; S.Wyatt, R.Harris & N.Wathen In Sickness and in Health: Public and Private Responsibility for Health Care from Bismarck to Obama; L.Bella Power to the Patient? A Critical Examination of Patient Empowerment Discourses; T.Veinot Lay Knowledge: The Missing Middle of the Expertise Debates; S.Wilcox The Rhetorical Work of Informed Choice in Midwifery: Situated Knowledges and the Negotiation of Healthcare Decisions; P.Spoel Empowerment, Compliance, and the Ethical Subject in Dietetic Work; J.Gingras & L.Aphramor Disorder Construction as Lay Work: Examining the Relationship Between Sleep Paralysis Construction and Help-Seeking Behaviours; C.Weisgerber Facilitating Patients' Hope Work Through Relationship: A Critique of the Discourse of Autonomy; P.Salander & C.Moynihan The Work of Clinical Communication in Cancer Care; P.Salmon Working for the Cure: Challenging Pink Ribbon Activism; M.Goldenberg Impatient on the Net: Exploring the Genres of Internet Use for Health; M.Bakardjieva Sourcing the Crowd for Health Experiences: Letting the People Speak or Obliging Voice Through Choice?; S.Adams Working (IT) Out Together: Engaging the Community in E-Health Developments for Obesity Management; F.Henwood, L.Carlin, E.S.Guy, A.M.Marshall & H.Smith Working to be Healthy: Empowering Consumers or Citizens?; R.Harris, N.Wathen & S.Wyatt Bibliography