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Consuming Health / Edition 1

Consuming Health / Edition 1

by Sara Henderson, Alan Petersen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415259491
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/13/2001
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Part 1: Consumerism in Health Care: Theoretical Perspectives and Policies
1. What's Wrong with Medical Consumerism?— Arthur Frank
2. Fabricating 'Health Consumers' in Health Care Politics— Rob Irvine
3. Health Consumer Groups and the National Policy Process— Judith Allsop, Rob Baggot and Kathryn Jones
4. From Pastoral Welfare State to Consumer Emancipation- The Case of Nordic Alcohol Control— Pekka Sulkunen
5. Mental Health Consumers or Citizens with Mental Health Problems?— Mike Hazelton and Michael Clinton
Part 2: Consumerism in Health Care: Manifestations, and Experiences of 'Consumers'
6. Consumerism in the Hospital Context—Saras Henderson
7. Consumerism and Mental Health Care in Culturally Diverse Communities— Alan Petersen, Renata Kokanovic and Susan Hansen
8. The Active Citizen Works Hard: Living with Chronic Heart Failure— Margaret Reid and Alexander Clark
9. The Commodification of Health in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Clinics— Anthony Price
10. Young People, Drug Use and Consumption of Health— Elizabeth Ettore and Steven Miles
11. Consuming Men's Health: Risk, Ritual and Ambivalence in Men's Lifestyle Magazines— Robin Burton and Paul Cranshaw

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