The productive techniques and constitutive effects of 'evidence-based policy' and 'consumer participation' discourses in health policy processes.


For over twenty years there have been calls for greater 'consumer' participation in health decision-making. While it is recognised by governments and other stakeholders that 'consumer' participation is desirable, barriers to meaningful involvement nonetheless remain. It has been suggested that the reifying of 'evidence-based policy' may be limiting… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.01.031