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The community, the personal and the commercial

Philip Bean

in Legalising drugs: Debates and dilemmas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423757
eISBN:
9781447302698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423757.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the impact of drug legalisation on the community and the individual users and examines the commercial systems that might follow legalisation. As part of this moral vision, the ... More


Beyond Individualism

Barbara Prainsack

in Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479814879
eISBN:
9781479856909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814879.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Although dichotomies such as online versus offline and for-profit versus not-for-profit, have been challenged by data-driven personalized medicine, a dichotomy that is still intact is that between ... More


Health behaviors in social context

Shirley A. Hill

in Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322818
eISBN:
9781447322849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Racial disparities in major chronic illnesses are documented in this chapter, along with an exploration of the health behaviors of black people. Focusing on individual responsibility for maintaining ... More


Calorie Laden: The Official Story of Obesity

Helene A. Shugart

in Heavy: The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190210625
eISBN:
9780190210656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210625.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In this chapter, the official account that frames obesity as a matter of “calories in versus calories out” is described; that account posits rational individual choices and responsibility, or lack ... More


Goal Plans and Individual Conduct

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter presents the goal plans at Driggs House. Goal plans at Driggs House are the technologies at the center of the group home’s individual work with residents. Goal plans formalize what ... More


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