Social Theory, Aging, and Health and Welfare Professionals: A Foucauldian "Toolkit"
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractIt identifies the interrelationship between managerialism and older people in terms of a conceptual toolkit of (a) “medical power,” and (b) “assessment,” “surveillance,” and “resistance”; the key point is that they are relevant in theorizing power relations between health and welfare professionals and user groups such as older people.
CitationPowell, J. (2009). Social theory, aging, and health and welfare professionals: A Foucauldian "Toolkit". Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28(6), 669-682