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Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton, internationally renowned for her scholarship on the sociocultural and political aspects ...more
Paperback, 178 pages
Published August 30th 2017 by Routledge
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I really enjoy reading Lupton's work - there's some challenging bits to engage with (any new theory in particular requires some thought), but there's also a lot that is familiar to work that I've done over the past few years. I remember meeting Lupton at a conference years ago, and still follow on Twitter, and her work covers a lot of areas that I'm interested in (digital, health, body image) - she is clearly one of the leading voices in digital health, and puts the material together well - as a ...more