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Imperatives for policy health impact assessment : perspectives, positions, power relation
thesisposted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Mary Mahoney
The thesis disturbs the seeming secure foundations of the dominant realist tales about the imperatives for the development of Health Impact Assessment, a relatively new policy device used within governments to consider the effects of policies on health. Foucauldian genealogical approaches are used to provide alternative, non-linear and non-definitive accounts.