Hope in Health

The Socio-Politics of Optimism

Authors: Petersen, Alan

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Health professionals have shown a growing interest in the therapeutic value of 'hope' in recent years. However, hope has been examined mainly from psychological and biomedical perspectives. Importantly, Hope in Health explores how hope manifests and is sustained in various arenas of health, medicine and healthcare.

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Alan Petersen is Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Australia. He has researched and published extensively in the sociology of health and illness, science and technology studies, and gender studies.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hope in Health
Book Subtitle
The Socio-Politics of Optimism
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31386-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137313867
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36193-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 175
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