Beattie, Alan; Gott, Marjorie; Jones, Linda and Sidell, Moyra eds. (1993). Health and wellbeing: A reader. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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This reader documents the growing debate about health and wellbeing. Some 'new voices' speak from neglected lay experiences and values; others are challenging medical perspectives 'from within'. Competing perspectives on health beseige familiar areas of everyday life: our bodies, the home and workplace. Health goals are increasingly debated on wider agendas in social planning: in the marketing of lifestyles, in transport policies, and in the appraisal of alternative futures. But prospects for health are bound up with social equity, international justice, and global sustainability - as well as with the 'journey of hope' of the individuals who struggle to survive.
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|Copyright Holders:||1993 Palgrave Macmillan|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Health and Social Care > Nursing|
|Depositing User:||Katy Gagg|
|Date Deposited:||05 Feb 2010 14:01|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 20:45|
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