Beyond techno-utopia: critical approaches to digital health technologies

Deborah Lupton

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    Abstract

    This editorial presents an overview of digital health technologies, discusses previous research and introduces the contributions to the special issue “Beyond Techno-Utopia: Critical Approaches to Digital Health Technologies”. It is argued that thus far, few critical analyses of digital health technologies have been published in the social science literature, particularly in relation to the newest technologies. While the articles collected here in this special issue have gone some way in offering a critical response to digital health technologies, they represent only a beginning. Many more compelling topics remain to be investigated. The editorial ends with outlining directions for future research in this area
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)706-711
    Number of pages6
    JournalSocieties
    Volume4
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014

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