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Resisting moralisation in health promotion

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Health promotion efforts are commonly directed towards encouraging people to discard ‘unhealthy’ and adopt ‘healthy’ behaviours in order to tackle chronic disease. Typical targets for behaviour change interventions include diet, physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption, sometimes described as ‘lifestyle behaviours.’ In this paper, I discuss how efforts to raise awareness of the impact of lifestyles on health, in seeking to communicate the (perceived) need for people to change their ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10677-018-9941-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
997–1011
Publication date:
2018-11-08
Acceptance date:
2018-10-18
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EISSN:
1572-8447
ISSN:
1386-2820
Pubs id:
pubs:929555
URN:
uri:31879d27-7783-4c7c-ae32-bed1b1fbf883
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uuid:31879d27-7783-4c7c-ae32-bed1b1fbf883
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pubs:929555

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