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  • Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine

    Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Digital Academic

    Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn, Pat Thomson

    Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. Contributors take a critical…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Digitised Health, Medicine and Risk

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    A prevailing excitement can be discerned in the medical and public health literature and popular media concerning the apparent ‘disruptive’ or ‘revolutionary’ potential of digital health technologies. Most of the wider social implications are often ignored or glossed over in such accounts. Critical…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Digital Sociology

    By Deborah Lupton

    We now live in a digital society. New digital technologies have had a profound influence on everyday life, social relations, government, commerce, the economy and the production and dissemination of knowledge. People’s movements in space, their purchasing habits and their online communication with…

    Paperback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge

  • Risk

    Second Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and cultural theory, devoting a chapter to each one. These approaches were first identified and described by Deborah Lupton in the…

    Paperback – 2013-04-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Fat

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and…

    Paperback – 2012-08-16
    Routledge

  • Moral Threats and Dangerous Desires

    AIDS in the News Media

    By Deborah Lupton

    Since 1981, AIDS has had an enormous impact upon the popular imagination. Few other diseases this century have been greeted with quite the same fear, loathing, and prejudice against those who develop it. The mass media, and in particular, the news media, have played a vital part in "making sense"…

    Paperback – 1994-03-23
    Routledge
    Social Aspects of AIDS

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