Men's Health and Illness

1st Edition

Gender, Power, and the Body

eISBN-13: 9781452247571

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A multidisciplinary, international approach is taken in this volume which contextualizes men's health issues within the broader theoretical framework of men's studies. The contributors argue that gender is a key factor for understanding the patterns of men's health risks, the ways men perceive and use their bodies and men's psychological adjustment to illness itself.



The first part introduces perspectives of men's studies and their relevance to understanding men's health. Part Two explores the links between traditional gender roles, men's health and larger structural and cultural contexts. Part Three looks at the implications of multiple masculinities for health issues, while the final section of the book examines the psych

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ISBNs 080394814X, 9780803948143, 0803952759, 9780803952751, 1452247579, 9781452247571
Language English
Number of Pages 349
Edition 1st