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Signild Vallgårda

Signild Vallgårda

Professor

Current research

Social categories in health policy and epidemiology studied from a historical, conceptual and political perspective. Policies towards obesity and obese people from a power and an ethical perspective.

Teaching

Health policy analysis, health care systems, social inequalities in health, obesity policies, comparative studies, power analyses and public health ethics.

Primary fields of research

Health policy analysis

 

 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Sundhedspolitik: Teorier og analyser

    Vallgårda, S. 12 Aug 2013 1 ed. København: Munksgaard . 173 p.

    Publication: EducationBook

  2. Published

    Nudge—A new and better way to improve health?

    Vallgårda, S. 2012 In : Health Policy. 104, 2, p. 200-203

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Why the concept ‘‘lifestyle diseases’’ should be avoided

    Vallgårda, S. 2011 In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39, p. 773-775 3 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Addressing individual behaviours and living conditions: Four Nordic public health policies

    Vallgårda, S. 2011 In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39, 6 Suppl., p. 6-10 5 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    Appeals to autonomy and obedience: Continuity and change in governing technologies in Danish and Swedish health promotion

    Vallgårda, S. Jan 2011 In : Medical History. 55, 1, p. 27-40 14 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. Published

    Is the focus on health-related behaviours a new phenomenon

    Vallgårda, S. 2010 In : Social Studies of Science. 40, 4, p. 609-614 6 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  7. Published

    Why did the stillbirth rate decline in Denmark after 1940?

    Vallgårda, S. 2010 In : Population Studies. 64, 2, p. 117-130 13 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  8. Published

    Social inequality in health: dichotomy or gradient?: A comparative study of problematisations in national public health programmes

    Vallgårda, S. 2008 In : Health Policy. 85, 1, p. 71-82 12 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Published

    Problematizations and Path Dependency: HIV/AIDS Policies in Denmark and Sweden

    Vallgårda, S. 2007 In : Medical History. 51, 1, p. 99-112 13 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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