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The article explores the articulation of gender in the context of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in health care. It explores how gender symbolism, gender structures and gender identities combine to produce what may be perceived as `resistance' to the development of electronic...
This article examines contemporary conceptualizations of the relationship between information, reflexivity and health in the information age. It suggests that the significance of policies that broaden access to the Internet will not fundamentally alter structural relations, nor will it alter the...
This article critically explores the distribution of rights and responsibilities associated with recent developments in genetic testing and DNA donation. The author identifies two key discourses in various accounts of genetics in the clinical and policy domains: patients' rights to informed...
In recent years, claims that epochal shifts in the socioeconomic landscape demand a reappraisal of the welfare state have become almost commonplace and postmodern, post-Fordist and postindustrial perspectives on the welfare state have all found a place in academic literature. However, while each...
Genetic testing promises to revolutionize health care. This article describes the development of genetic testing in the UK and the first attempts to commercially exploit this technology. It then examines the way in which testing has been governed by both the medical profession and the state, and...
Recent welfare state developments have emphasized the structure, administration and governance of service delivery. In critically examining these developments, this article advances a governmentality approach to the welfare state that highlights the significance of technology in contributing to...
In this article, we seek to add to current debates about surveillance and society by critically exploring the social implications of a new and emerging raft of surveillance practices: those that specifically surround digital techniques and technologies. The article has four parts. In the first,...
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