Cultural Images of Health: A Neglected Dimension

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560722281
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Pages: 177

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I At the Historic and Semantics Roots of the Term "Health"
Ch. 1 Health in Salutations 9
Ch. 2 From Salvation to Health 15
Pt. II Cultural Images of Health
Ch. 3 Cultural Images of Health: Findings Based on the Answers of 4,000 Respondents to an Open Ended Question 29
Ch. 4 What Does Health Represent: 11,000 Respondents from Lorraine Respond to Five Close-ended Questions on Health Nancy, (1978) 43
Ch. 5 A Comparative Study of the Image of Health in Nancy (France) and in Nijmegen (Netherlands) 63
Pt. III Health Represented by Its Symbols and Analogies
Ch. 6 The Body and Health 77
Ch. 7 Health in Prevention, Hygiene, Equilibrium, Vitality 85
Ch. 8 Health as Non-Sickness, Well-Being, Pleasure, Value 95
Ch. 9 From the Image of Health to That of the Self 109
Pt. IV Health and Society: Socio-Economic Reflections
Ch. 10 Significance of Health in Society 125
Ch. 11 Some Issues and Questions on Health Care: Socio-Economic and Political Strategies in Health Systems 149
Bibliography 163
Subject Index 173
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