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Stili di vita, processi di consumo e umanizzazione delle strutture sanitarie. Dal diritto alla cura al diritto alla salute: pazienti, utenti, clienti e consumatori
Author/s: Silvia Surrenti 
Year:  2008 Issue: 108 Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 190-210 FullText PDF:  91 KB

this paper we show the complexity of social behavior through interpretation model. The study of consumerism has generally been considered as a lifestyle. This shares a set of social practices of consumerism as well as the concept of regarding the theory of lifestyle within the sociology of health. This paper also shows the themes that connect the theory of consumerism with health studies. Showing that in the health service the part of the consumer is played by the patient, in the organizational aspects and the symbolic characteristics of the world of the consumer. And also by showing how they affect the health system by highlighting critical issues.

Silvia Surrenti, in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 108/2008, pp. 190-210, DOI:


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