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When Care Strikes Back
Some Strategies and Tactics for Dealing with Ambivalence of Visibility in Chronic Illness
Building on the works of sociologists of health and illness that have highlighted the effects of visible difference and stigmatisation since Goffman, this article examines the ambivalence of visibility experienced by people ...
Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity Prevention in Germany
An Investigation into a Heterogeneous Engineering Project
Cardiovascular diseases present the leading cause of death worldwide. Over the last decade, their preventio has become not only a central medical and public health issue but also a matter of political concern as well as a ...