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The Imperative of Health

1st Edition

Public Health and the Regulated Body

Deborah Lupton
eISBN-13: 9781446238080

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In 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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ISBNs 9780803979369, 9780803979352, 9781446238080, 1446238083
Language eng
Number of Pages 192
Edition 1st