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Hodnota zdraví v kontextu společenských změn

Title in English The value of health in the context of social change


Year of publication 2015
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference ŽIVOTNÝ ŠTÝL A ZDRAVIE Zborník referátov z medzinárodnej vedeckej konferencie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Law

Field Law sciences
Keywords Health, value, value scales, lifestyle, economization of health.
Description After recalling the ambiguous definition of health this paper focuses on the value of health in contemporary society. The author presents the location of health in value scales, outlines the cult of health as a lifestyle and draws attention to issues of economization of health in contemporary society. Balanced state between between - according to Daniel Bell - "sociologizing" and "economizating" modes is evident in the health sector in developing the discipline Public Health, which emphasis interdisciplinarity and complexity in solving problems of health.

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