Solidariteit in een tijdperk van mobiele en gepersonaliseerde gezondheid. Lessen van de Quantified Self

Tamar Sharon - Schneidleder

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Self-tracking devices are at the heart of a debate concerning the benefits of participatory and personalized healthcare. One of the core values at stake in this debate is solidarity. While proponents view self-tracking for health as enhancing solidarity in times of a public healthcare crisis, opponents perceive it as contributing to an erosion of solidarity, by shifting responsibility for health from the state to individuals. Taking a practice-based approach that understands values as embedded in practices, I describe how the self-tracking practices of members of the “Quantified Self” community problematise these positions and point to the emergence of novel forms of solidarity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-71
JournalTijdschrift voor Gezondheidszorg en Ethiek
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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