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Healthism and Medicalization in the Neoliberal Era

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Mon, 07/02/2012

Frann Michel discusses the phenomenon of "healthism," the elevation of health to an individualized and pervasive moral value, a neoliberal attitude used to rationalize withholding care from those deemed undeserving. You can read her comments and follow links to some of her sources here.

 

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