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Department
Social Science
Course
SOSC 2150
Professor
Lykke Dela Cour
Semester
Fall

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October 42010 Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: the Socio-Political Dimensions of Health Promotion Historical Origins -1960s to 1970s is when a lot of social scientistsbiologists began criticising more and more the family model -when health promotion and health policy in the context of neo-liberalism became more widespread (1990s-2000s) -neoliberalism: more individualistic, corporation, privatization -the commodification of the lifestyle perspective of health (the transformation of healthcare, when it became regarded as goods or services-a business) -emphasis on public policy also had an effect on commodification of lifestyle -private corporate services, has profited greatly on notions of health via gyms, diets, fitness, exercise clothingshoes -mortality rate did not improve and thus people began questioning the efficacy of medical science -at the same time, th
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