Hope in Health: The Socio-Politics of OptimismAuthor: Alan PetersenPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanCategory: Illness & Addiction: Social Aspects, Sociology, Psychology, Medicine, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Physics Books, Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Popular Medicine & HealthBook 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.
Table Of Contents1. 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 PetersenAlan 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.
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