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184 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526100528

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The politics of health promotion

Case studies from Denmark and England

First Edition

Peter Triantafillou and Naja Vucina

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a critical and original contribution to the understanding of the political implications of health promotion
  • Provides a thorough insight into the political logic and instruments involved in obesity control and mental recovery programs in Denmark and England
  • Makes a genuine contribution to the sociological and post-structuralist analyses of contemporary politics of health or biopower
  • The book should attract a wide audience of academics, post-graduate and graduate students, policymakers and practitioners with an interest in the politics of health in general, and health promotion within obesity control and mental recovery in particular