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Living Data: Making sense of health biosensing

Roberts, Celia; Mackenzie, Adrian; Mort, Maggie

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As individuals increasingly seek ways of accessing, understanding and sharing data about their own bodies, this book offers a critique of the popular claim that 'more information' equates to 'better health'. In a study that redefines the public, academic and policy related debates around health, bodies, information and data, the authors consider the ways in which the phenomenon of self-diagnosis has created alternative worlds of knowledge and practises which are often at odds with professional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219052
DOI: 10.2307/j.ctvkwnqg0.1

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