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Farrington, Conor

Quantified Lives and Vital Data

Farrington, Conor - Quantified Lives and Vital Data, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Personal Medical Devices: People and Technology in the Context of Health
Conor Farrington, Rebecca Lynch

2. Theorising Personal Medical Devices
Steve Matthewman

Part II. Reconstructing the Personal: Bodies, Selves and PMDs

3. Biosensing Networks: Sense-Making in Consumer Genomics and Ovulation Tracking
Mette Kragh-Furbo, Joann Wilkinson, Maggie Mort, Celia Roberts, Adrian Mackenzie

4. In/Visible Personal Medical Devices: The Insulin Pump as a Visual and Material Mediator Between Selves and Others

Ava Hess

5. Redrawing Boundaries Around the Self: The Case of Self-Quantifying Technologies
Farzana Dudhwala

Part III. Reconstructing the Medical: Data, Ethics, Discourse and PMDs

6. Data as Transformational: Constrained and Liberated Bodies in an ‘Artificial Pancreas’ Study
Conor Farrington

7. PMDs and the Moral Specialness of Medicine: An Analysis of the ‘Keepsake Ultrasound’
Anna Smajdor, Andrea Stöckl

8. Slippery Slopes and Trojan Horses: The Construction of E-Cigarettes
as Risky
Objects in Public Health
Debate
Rebecca Lynch

Part IV. Reconstructing the Device: Regulation, Commercialisation, and Design

9. Blood Informatics: Negotiating the Regulation andUsership ofPersonal Devices forMedical Care andRecreational Self-monitoring
Alex Faulkner

10. Commercialising Bodies: Action, Subjectivity and the New Corporate Health Ethic
Christopher Till

11. Co-Designing for Care: Craft and Wearable Wellbeing
Anthony Kent, Peta Bush

Part V. Conclusion

12. Quantified Lives and Vital Data
: SomeConcluding Remarks
Conor Farrington, Rebecca Lynch

Keywords: Social Sciences, Medical Sociology, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Health Informatics, Science and Technology Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Health, Technology and Society
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349952359
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95234-2

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