Right to Health of Workers: Implications of Culture and the Care of the Self

Authors

  • Marcos Andrade Silva Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Enéas Rangel Teixeira Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Rose Mary Costa Rosa Andrade Andrade Silva Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Eliane Ramos Pereira Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Fabiana Lopes Joaquim Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Renata Carla Nencetti Pereira Rocha Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Esther Justina Ramirez Garcia Universidade Federal Fluminense

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3823/2243

Abstract

Objective: To conduct a study about the theme “right to health†from the thought of Michel Foucault. Method: Reflective analysis of research dealing with the issues included on the right to health articulating them with the thought of the philosopher Michel Foucault. Results: It was observed the articulation of the right to health in relation to Foucault's thought regarding the biopolitics of health, knowledge, power and subjectivity as inseparable intances. These instances have to do with the culture and the “care of oneself†in the work. Conclusion: Studies about the right to health allow a better execution and enhancement of subjective and social dimension in health practices and a critical analysis work of the thought about the right to health and the care of onself.

Descriptors: Right to Health; Health Policy; Nursing.

Author Biographies

Enéas Rangel Teixeira, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. Psychologist. Associated Teacher From Nursing School of the Federal Fluminense University – EEAAC/UFF. Coordinator of Postgraduate Academic Program in Care Health Sciences at Federal Fluminense University (PACCS/EEAAC)/ UFF. Niterói (RJ)

Rose Mary Costa Rosa Andrade Andrade Silva, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. Philosopher. Psychologist. Associated Teacher From Nursing School of the Federal Fluminense University – EEAAC/UFF. Coordinator of Postgraduate Program Master’s Degree in Health Teaching (MPES/ EEAAC) /UFF. Federal Fluminense University. 

Eliane Ramos Pereira, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. Psychologist. Associated Teacher From Nursing School of the Federal Fluminense University – EEAAC/UFF. Coordinator of Postgraduate Program Master’s Degree in Nursing Care - MPEA. Federal Fluminense University. Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brasil

Fabiana Lopes Joaquim, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. PhD sutdent in Health Care Sciences at Nursing School,  Federal Fluminense University. Niterói (RJ), Brasil (EEAAC/UFF). Niterói (RJ), Brasil.

Renata Carla Nencetti Pereira Rocha, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. Student of Professional Master’s Degree in Nursing Care. Nursing School. Federal Fluminense University.  Niterói/Rio de Janeiro. Brasil

Esther Justina Ramirez Garcia, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Nurse. Post PhD sutdent in Health Care Sciences at Nursing School,  Federal Fluminense University. Niterói (RJ), Brasil (EEAAC/UFF).  Teacher of the Nursing National University of Trujillo

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2016-12-30

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Medical Humanities

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