healthism


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healthism

(ˈhɛlθɪzəm)
n
a lifestyle that prioritizes health and fitness over anything else
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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.
Crawford R (1980) Healthism and the medicalization of everyday life.
We argue that postfeminism, neoliberalism and healthism represent a constellation of contemporary forces which have created an environment for disordered eating to flourish.
Healthism grips contemporary schooling contexts through the intended and unintended practices of teaching individuals to develop a health consciousness; a concept that assumes individuals can learn skills and knowledge to apply to any life circumstance such that health becomes an individual responsibility.
For instance, the first space is associated with a health perspective of food (traditionally a medical, scientific, healthism, nutrition approach).
However, Cassels limits his ability to make a theoretical contribution by overlooking some of the ideological roots that impact screening, such as neoliberalism and healthism.
Different problematizations, technologies, authorities and teleologies constitute food, health and bodies in various ways whilst at the same time promoting, in this case, healthism.
SKRABANEK, P The death of humane medicine and the rise of coercive healthism.
O vocabulario que acompanha a afericao do desempenho do corpo ganha tambem uma conotacao moral, de modo que se poderia ate falar no surgimento de uma nova ideologia, o healthism (ORTEGA, 2006; BEZERRA Jr.
Health is the number one thing we go for': Healthism, citizenship and food choice.
2004) 'Health for me: a sociocultural analysis of healthism in the middle classes', British Medical Bulletin 2004;69: 197-213