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Antonio Francesco Maturo

Professore associato confermato

Dipartimento di Sociologia e Diritto dell'Economia

Settore scientifico disciplinare: SPS/07 SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE

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Syllabus HTS

Articles that will be presented in class - Health, Technology and Society

Students should come to class having read the articles.

 

REQUIRED READINGS

Class #1

Introduction to the Course

Class #2

Conrad P. Shifting Engines of Medicalization, in Maturo A., Conrad P. (Eds.) (2009), The Medicalization of Life, Salute e Società, n. 2

Slides on 12 key words for Medical Sociology

Class #3

Maturo A. Shifting borders of medicalization, in Maturo A., Conrad P. (Eds.) (2009), The Medicalization of Life, Salute e Società, n. 2

Class #4

Barker, K.K. (2014). Mindfulness meditation: Do-it-yourself medicalization of every moment. Social Science & Medicine, 106, 168-176.

Class #5

Scalvini M. (2010), Glamorizing sick body: how advertising has changed the representation of HIV/AIDS, Social Semiotics, 20(3): 219-231

Class #6

Kleinman P. (2010), Four social theories for global health, The Lancet, 375: 1518-1519

Farmer P. (2005), Pathologies of Power, University of California Press, Berkeley: Ch. 1 On suffering and structural violence, pp. 29-50.

Class #7

Lupton D. (2013), Risk and emotion: toward an alternative theoretical perspective, Health, Risk and Society, 15(8), 634-647

Class #8

Horwitz A. and Wakefield J.C. The Medicalization of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed a Natural Emotion into a Mental Disorder, Salute e Società, n. 2

Rose N. (2004), Becoming neurochemical selves, in Stehr N. (2004) (Eds.), Biotechnology, Commerce, and Civil Society, Transaction Press, http://www2.lse.ac.uk/sociology/pdf/rose-becomingneurochemicalselves.pdf

Class #9

Oeppen J., Vaupel J.W. (2002), Demography. Broken limits to life expectancy, Science, 296: 1029-1031

Olshanky S.J. et al. (2005), A Potential Decline in Life Expectancy in the United States in the 21st Century, New England Journal of Medicine, 352: 1138-1145

Class #10

Kaufman S.R. (2010), Time, clinic technologies, and the making of reflexive longevity: the cultural work of time left in an ageing society, in: Sociology of Health and Illness, 32/2 – Special Issue : Eds. Joyce K., Loe M. (2010), Technogenarians: studying health and illness through an ageing, science, and tecnology lens

Class #11

Marshall B.L. (2010), Science, medicine and virility surveillance: ‘sexy seniors' in the pharmaceutical imagination, Sociology of Health and Illness, 32/2 – Special Issue : Eds. Joyce K., Loe M. (2010), Technogenarians: studying health and illness through an ageing, science, and tecnology lens

Class #12

Maturo A. (2014) Fatism, Self-Monitoring and the Pursuit of Healthiness in the Time of Technological Solutionsim. “Italian Sociological Review”, 2014, 4 (2), 157-171

Class #13

Furedi F. (2006), The End of Professional Dominance, “Society”, 43(6): 14 18http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02698479?LI=true#page-1

Maturo A. (2012). Social Justice and Human Enhancement in Today's Bionic Society, “Salute e Societa'”, 2012, XI(2): 15-28

Class #14

Wolf G. (2010), The Data-Driven Life, in «The New York Times – Sunday Review», May 2nd.

Maturo, A. (in press). ‘Doing Things with Numbers': The Quantified Self and the Gamification of Health. Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology.

Class #15

Fourcade, M., & Healy, K. (2013). Classification Situations: Life-chances in the Neoliberal Era. Accounting, Organizations, and Society, 38, 559–572.

Zinn J. (2008), Everyday Strategies for Managing Risk and Uncertainty Volume 10, Issue 5, October 2008, pages 439-450

Zinn J. (2004), Literature Review: Sociology and Risk, SCARR, Working Paper 2004/1

Retrieved on: http://www.kent.ac.uk/scarr/papers/Sociology%20Literature%20Review%20WP1.04%20Zinn.pdf

Class #16

Uchida Y., Norasakkunkit V., Kitayama S. (2004), Cultural Construction of Happiness: Theory and Empirical Evidence, “Journal of Happiness Studies”, 5: 223-239.

Classes #17-20

Presentations by the students