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
Date Written: May 20, 2013
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
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