Alan Petersen

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

sociology of health and medicine; science and technology studies; gender studies

1983 …2020

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2002

Consumerism and mental health care in a culturally diverse society

Petersen, A. R., Kokanovic, R. & Hansen, S., 2002, Consuming Health: The Commodification of Health Care. Henderson, S. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 121 - 139 19 p.

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Consumerism in health care

Henderson, S. & Petersen, A. R., 2002, Consuming Health: the commodification of health care. Henderson, S. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 1 - 10 10 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Discourse Analysis

Gillen, J. & Petersen, A. R., 2005, Research methods in the Social Sciences. Somekh, B. & Lewin, C. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 146 - 153 8 p.

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Genetics and governance: an introduction

Bunton, R. & Petersen, A. R., 2005, Genetic Governance: Health, Risk and Ethics in the Biotech Era. Bunton, R. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 1 - 27 27 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Public health, the new genetics and subjectivity

Petersen, A., 1 Jan 2005, Poststructuralism, Citizenship and Social Policy. Taylor & Francis, p. 107-144 38 p.

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Reporting risk: Science journalism and the prospect of human cloning

Allan, S., Anderson, A. & Petersen, A., 1 Jan 2005, Trust, Risk and Uncertainty. Watson, S. & Moran, A. (eds.). 1 ed. USA: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 165-180 16 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Dissecting Medicine: Gender Biases in the Discourses and Practices of Medical Anatomy

Petersen, A. R. & Regan de Bere, S., 2006, Medicalized Masculinities. Rosenfeld, D. & Faircloth, C. A. (eds.). 1 ed. USA: Temple University Press, p. 112 - 131 20 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2007

"Health, risk and vulnerability": an introduction

Petersen, A. R. & Wilkinson, I., 2007, Health, risk and vulnerability. Petersen, A. & Wilkinson, I. (eds.). 1 ed. United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Biobanks and governance: an introduction

Gottweis, H. & Petersen, A. R., 2008, Biobanks: Governance in comparative perspective. Gottweis, H. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 3 - 21 19 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Framing consent: the politics of "engagement" in an Australian biobank project

McNamara, B. & Petersen, A. R., 2008, Biobanks: Governance in comparative perspective. Gottweis, H. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 194 - 209 16 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Genetics, governance and ethics

Bunton, R. & Petersen, A. R., 2008, Critical Perspectives in Public Health. Green, J. & Labonte, R. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 219 - 227 9 p.

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UK Biobank: bioethics as a technology of governance

Corrigan, O. & Petersen, A. R., 2008, Biobanks: Governance in comparative perspective. Gottweis, H. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Routledge, p. 143 - 158 16 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Crisis or renaissance? A sociology of anatomy in UK medical education

Regan de Bere, S. & Petersen, A. R., 2009, Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education. Turner, B. S. & Brosnan, C. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 156 - 173 18 p.

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Future research agenda in men's health

Petersen, A. R., 2009, Men's Health: Body, Identity and Social Context. Broom, A. & Tovey, P. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 202 - 213 12 p.

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Nanoethics: The role of news media in shaping debate

Anderson, A., Allan, S., Petersen, A. R. & Wilkinson, C., 2009, Handbook of Research on Technoethics. Luppicini, R. & Adell, R. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Information Science Publishing, p. 373 - 390 18 p.

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2011

Discourse analysis

Lee, A. & Petersen, A., 2011, Theory and Methods in Social Research. Somekh, B. & Lewin, C. (eds.). second ed. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 139 - 146 8 p.

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2012

Foucault, health and healthcare

Petersen, A. R., 2012, Contemporary Theorists for Medical Sociology. Scambler, G. (ed.). 1 ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 7 - 19 13 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Aging men, masculinities and modern medicine: An introduction

Kampf, A., Marshall, B. L. & Petersen, A. R., 2013, Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine. Kampf, A., Marshall, B. L. & Petersen, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Images of motherhood: Food advertising in Good Housekeeping magazine 1950-2010

Marshall, D., Hogg, M., Davis, T., Schneider, T. & Petersen, A. R., 2013, Motherhoods, Markets and Consumption: The Making of Mothers in Contemporary Western Cultures. O'Donohoe, S., Hogg, M., Maclaran, P., Martens, L. & Stevens, L. (eds.). Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 116 - 128 13 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Nanotechnologies and trust

Anderson, A. G. & Petersen, A. R., 2013, Discourses of Trust. Candlin, C. N. & Crichton, J. (eds.). 1 ed. Hampshire England UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 237 - 251 15 p.

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The vicissitudes of 'healthy aging': the experiences of older migrant men in a rural Australian community

Feldman, S. E., Petersen, A. R. & Radermacher, H. L., 2013, Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine. Kampf, A., Marshall, B. L. & Petersen, A. (eds.). First ed. UK: Routledge, p. 86 - 104 19 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Consuming the family and the meal: Representations of the family meal in women's magazines over 60 years

Davis, T., Marshall, D., Hogg, M. K., Schneider, T. & Petersen, A. R., 2016, The Practice of the Meal: Food, Families and the Market Place. Cappellini, B., Marshall, D. & Parsons, E. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 137 - 150 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Big promise, big business: The sociocultural and regulatory dynamics of stem cell tourism

Tanner, C., Petersen, A., MacGregor, C. & Munsie, M., 2020, The Matrix of Stem Cell Research: An Approach to Rethinking Science in Society. Hauskeller, C., Manzeschke, A. & Pichl, A. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 20-32 13 p. (Genetics and Society).

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