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dc.contributor.authorSolbjør, Marit
dc.contributor.authorWillis, Karen
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-22T12:04:17Z
dc.date.available2021-04-22T12:04:17Z
dc.date.created2021-02-16T12:18:56Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.citationScience Technology & Society. 2021, 26 (1), 64-80en_US
dc.identifier.issn0971-7218
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/11250/2739151
dc.description.abstractThe tension between providing adequate information and achieving sufficiently high participation in population-based screening programmes, such as mammography, represents an ongoing challenge for health authorities. The theory of nudge illuminates how individuals may be nudged towards healthy behaviours without restricting individual freedom of choice. We analyse information provided on health authority webpages and uncover the subject positions available to healthy women deciding whether to participate in screening. We do so by comparing different policy contexts where women must opt in to screening (Australia) or opt out (Scandinavia). We conclude that information is used to nudge women towards screening. Alongside focus on the ease of being screened, tensions exist in simultaneously portraying women as being at risk of breast cancer and providing reassurance of their healthy state. We identify persuasive devices that emphasise responsibility to participate in screening and conclude that webpages play a dynamic role in authorities’ attempts to, on one hand, achieve high participation in screening, and on the other, promote mammography screening as an individual choice.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherSAGE Publishingen_US
dc.rightsNavngivelse 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.no*
dc.title. Informed choice and nudging in mammography screening: A discourse analysis of Australian and Scandinavian webpages.en_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.description.versionpublishedVersionen_US
dc.source.pagenumber64-80en_US
dc.source.volume26en_US
dc.source.journalScience Technology & Societyen_US
dc.source.issue1en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0971721820964890
dc.identifier.cristin1890348
dc.description.localcodehttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits any use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access page (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).en_US
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