Download Foucault, Health and Medicine Free Books - eBookss.Pro

Download Foucault, Health and Medicine Free Books

Psychology Press

English - 296 pages - ISBN-10: 0415151775 - ISBN-13: 9780415151771

2/5 by 9 votes


The reception of Michel Foucault's work in the social sciences and humanities has been phenomenal. Foucault's concepts and methodology have encouraged new approaches to old problems and opened up new lines of enquiry. This book assesses the contribution of Foucault's work to research and thinking in the area of health and medicine, and shows how key researchers in the sociology of health and illness are currently engaging with his ideas. Foucault, Health and Medicine explores such important issues as: Foucault's concept of 'discourse', the critique of the 'medicalization' thesis, the analysis of the body and the self, Foucault's concept of 'bio-power' in the analysis of health education, the implications of Foucault's ideas for feminist research on embodiment and gendered subjectivities, the application of Foucault's notion of governmentality to the analysis of health policy, health promotion, and the consumption of health. Foucault, Health and Medicine offers a `state of the art' overview of Foucaldian scholarship in the area of health and medicine. It will provide a key reference for both students and researchers working in the areas of medical sociology, health policy, health promotion and feminist studies.

Reviews

64x64

Ivan Thompson

OMG I love this book there is really no words to describe the way I feel about this book

Samantha Demotte

Good book this is my3 time read it love

Kelly Cunningham

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

Recent Books

Standard and Poor's SmallCap 600 Guide
Standard and Poor's SmallCap 600 Guide
Standard & Poor's
What do individual investors, money managers, analysts, brokers, and financial writers and editors have in common? All turn to Standard & Poor's, a...
Escobar
Escobar
Roberto Escobar
The incredible bestselling true story of the rise and reign of the most wanted criminal in history, told by the one man who was with him every step...
British Custom Motorcycles
British Custom Motorcycles
Uli Cloesen
This book takes a look at some of the fantastic British-based custom bikes around the globe. A celebration of all things ‘custom Brit,’ it is the...
Up and About
Up and About
Doug Scott
Winner: Himalayan Club Kekoo Naoroji Award for Mountain Literature‘A full and fascinating portrait of one of the great figures of...
Success The Psychology of Achievement
Success The Psychology of Achievement
DK
Success: The Psychology of Achievement is a dynamic infographic guide that equips you with the tools you need to drive yourself toward success,...
Allen Carr's Illustrated Easyway for Women to Stop Smoking
Allen Carr's Illustrated Easyway for Women to Stop Smoking
Allen Carr
The Easyway method is as successful for women as it is for men, but many of the issues are perceived differently by women - as their questions in...
The Science of Jurassic Park and the Lost World, Or, How to Build a Dinosaur
The Science of Jurassic Park and the Lost World, Or, How to Build a Dinosaur
Rob DeSalle
Describes the author's success in isolating some of the oldest DNA ever discovered, cites humorous bloopers from "Jurassic Park," and details the...
Islands, the Universe, Home
Islands, the Universe, Home
Gretel Ehrlich
Ten essays on nature, ritual, and philosophy “that are so point-blank vital you nearly need to put the book down to settle yourself” (San...