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Information as care: reconnecting internet use, HIV and health

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Internet technologies are increasingly advocated as a means for transforming health care and improving people’s health. In the field of e-health questions on the health implications of internet use are typically approached through attempts at measuring the effect of internet use on health outcomes. In this, information is usually conceptualised as a form of knowledge/power and online information practices are enrolled in discourses on patient empowerment. Taking the different meanings ascribe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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ora:6087

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