The Digital Cyborg Assemblage: Haraway's Cyborg Theory and the New Digital Health Technologies

The Handbook of Social Theory for the Sociology of Health and Medicine, F. Collyer, ed., Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming

15 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2013  

Deborah Lupton

University of Canberra

Date Written: May 20, 2013

Abstract

This book chapter uses the cyborg theory of Donna Haraway to analyse the new digital health technologies, including self-monitoring and self-care devices used in telemedicine and health promotion.

Keywords: digital media, new digital technologies, digital health, Donna Haraway, cyborg theory, self-tracking, telemedicine, self-care, healthcare, medical sociology

Suggested Citation

Lupton, Deborah, The Digital Cyborg Assemblage: Haraway's Cyborg Theory and the New Digital Health Technologies (May 20, 2013). The Handbook of Social Theory for the Sociology of Health and Medicine, F. Collyer, ed., Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2272963

Deborah Lupton (Contact Author)

University of Canberra ( email )

University of Canberra
Bruce, ACT 2601
Australia
61261663437 (Phone)

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