The article looks into the growth of special designed organizations in the Danish health care sector, whose primary purpose is to rehabilitate people with or after cancer. Based on ethnographic-inspired field studies it is shown, that when professional rehabilitation workers are put to work in potentially more humane and healing buildings, in which functions and behavior are not always determined in accordance with transparent, formal calculus, or professional rationales, but instead formed after some moral assumptions about human needs.
|Translated title of the contribution||'This is not a hospital': Space, emotion and professional expertise/function in Danish cancer rehabilitation|
|Journal||Tidsskrift for forskning i sygdom og samfund|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|