Tailoring Elderly Patients’ Identities Through Healthcare Service Relationships: Toward a Guardian Conception of Vulnerable Publics’ Identities

The socio-medical care of elderly patients implies an asymmetrical service relationship during which healthcare providers tend to (re)configure patients’ identities. This research aims to propose a guardian conception of elderly patients’ identities, viewed as a process through which resource persons tailor their identities.



Citation:

Abdelmajid Amine, Audrey Bonnemaizon, and Margaret Josion-Portail (2017) ,"Tailoring Elderly Patients’ Identities Through Healthcare Service Relationships: Toward a Guardian Conception of Vulnerable Publics’ Identities", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45, eds. Ayelet Gneezy, Vladas Griskevicius, and Patti Williams, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 379-382.

Authors

Abdelmajid Amine, Université Paris-Est, IRG, France
Audrey Bonnemaizon, Université Paris-Est, IRG, France
Margaret Josion-Portail, Université Paris-Est, IRG, France



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45 | 2017



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