Self-care: embodiment, personal autonomy and the shaping of health consciousness

Ziguras, C 2004, Self-care: embodiment, personal autonomy and the shaping of health consciousness, Routledge, London, UK.


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Title Self-care: embodiment, personal autonomy and the shaping of health consciousness
Author(s) Ziguras, C
Year 2004
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, UK
Subjects Education Policy
Summary This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the sociological study of health and embodiment by illuminating the processes of social change that have transformed how individuals care for themselves and the ways in which power and desire now shape health behavior.
Copyright notice © 2004 Christopher Ziguras
Keyword(s) self-care, health
ISBN 0-415-30058-4
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