Hope in Health: The Socio-Politics of Optimism

Author: Alan Petersen
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Category: Illness & Addiction: Social Aspects, Sociology, Psychology, Medicine, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Physics Books, Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Popular Medicine & Health
Book Format: Hardcover

Health professionals have shown a growing interest in the therapeutic value of 'hope' in recent years. However, hope has been examined mainly from psychological and biomedical perspectives. Importantly, Hope in Health explores how hope manifests and is sustained in various arenas of health, medicine and healthcare.

Alan Petersen

Table Of Contents
1. The Politics of Hope in Health 2. The Power of Hope 3. Technologies of Hope 4. Hope in Optimising Health 5. Hope of Immortality 6. Hope in the Future
About Alan Petersen
Alan Petersen is Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Australia. He has researched and published extensively in the sociology of health and illness, science and technology studies, and gender studies.


SKU BK-9780230361935
Barcode # 9780230361935
Brand Palgrave Macmillan
Artist / Author Alan Petersen
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