healthism


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healthism

(ˈhɛlθɪzəm)
n
a lifestyle that prioritizes health and fitness over anything else
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Estamos diante do acirramento de novas modulacoes da saude perfeita, que inclui o healthism, tal como o definiu Crawford (22), que e um modo particular de compreender a saude como bem maior a ser conquistado.
Fatness, fitness and healthism discourse: Girls constructing "healthy" identities in school.
These disciplinary regimes of visibility and "healthism" (Crawford, 1980) potentially come into contradiction with each other, complicating how we theorize the decision of subjects to appear in end-of-life texts.
Indeed, where there has been attention paid to the relationships between sex and disability it has often been addressed within a heteronormative framework and a healthism narrative (10) focused on positive health outcomes involved in sexuality (Drummond and Brotman, 2014).
'Healthism' and Looking Good: Body Ideals and Body Practices in Norway.
These commentators have consistently identified "diversity" and "tolerance" as the qualities to which the new elite most reverently genuflects; environmentalism and "healthism" as its ethos; and--echoing the 1962 Port Huron Statement of the Students for a Democratic Society--what they variously characterize as "self-cultivation," "self-fulfillment," and "self-expression" as its animating pursuit.
(18) In our analysis, we draw upon critical obesity research and theories such as post-structuralism feminism, healthism, and social stigma.
Roberts & Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, What Is (and Isn't) Healthism, 50 GA.
A growing body of literature within Sociology and Public Health examines how a dominant discourse of Health--often called 'Healthism' or 'Healthification'--produces and governs modern neoliberal subjects (Crawford, 1980; Fusco, 2006; King, 2013; Metzl and Kirkland, 2010).
We argue that postfeminism, neoliberalism and healthism represent a constellation of contemporary forces which have created an environment for disordered eating to flourish.