Digital Landscapes of Health

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:40 -- Tracy Wysote
TitleDigital Landscapes of Health
Publication TypeResearch
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsAdelson N
ISBN NumberISBN 978-0-7735-8907-0 (ePDF)
Keywordscommunication, e-health
Abstract

Book chapter from, "Troubling Natural Categories; Engaging the Medical Anthropology of Margaret Lock

Information and Communication Technologies are an integral part of life in remote northern communities. I have drawn upon two specific examples of health related ICTs to reflect upon the ways in which information and communications technologies generate new “spaces” of “health” as social networks and sites of health information shift the locus of health management and health seeking behaviors (Foucault 2003; Mol 2002).

Communities: