International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Historical Evolution of Concepts of Health in China and Implications for Health Care System
Meng lin Li

Based on the field habitus theory of Bourdieu as the theoretical foundation, This article reviews the process of historical evolution of health concept, points out the question of the current health concept in China. According to Bourdieu's theory, it provides some suggestions for the development of medical insurance system. The main points of this paper is that the concept of health in every period results from the interaction of their own habitus and field, based on the relationships of the concept of health and medical security, the right medical security system of the value-oriented is not only providing basic health treatment but also focusing on health prevention.

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