Princeton University Library Catalog

Foucault, health and medicine / foreword by Brian S. Turner ; edited by Alan Petersen and Robin Bunton.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Routledge, 1997.
Description:
xxi, 256 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Foreword: From governmentality to risk, some reflections on Foucault's contribution to medical sociology / Bryan S. Turner -- Introduction: Foucault's medicine / Robin Bunton and Alan Petersen -- 1. Foucault and sociology of health and illness: a prismatic reading / David Armstrong -- 2. Is there life after Foucault? Texts, frames and differends / Nick J. Fox -- 3. Mental health, criminality and the human sciences / David McCallum -- 4. At risk of maladjustment: the problem of child mental health / Deborah Tyler -- 5. Foucault and the medicalisation critique / Deborah Lupton -- 6. Is health education good for you? Re-thinking health education through the concept of bio-power / Denise Gastaldo -- 7. Bodies at risk: sex, surveillance and hormone replacement therapy / Jennifer Harding -- 8. Foucault, embodiment and gendered subjectivities: the case of voluntary self-starvation / Liz Eckermann -- 9. Of health and statecraft / Thomas Osborne --
  • 10. Risk, governance and the new public health / Alan Petersen -- 11. Governing the risky self: how to become healthy, wealthy and wise / Sarah Nettleton -- 12. Popular health, advanced liberalism and Good Housekeeping magazine / Robin Bunton.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0415151775
  • 0415151783
LCCN:
96043375
OCLC:
501485235
Related name:
RCP:
C - S