Men's Health and Illness : Gender, Power, and the Body (Paperback)

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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


Publisher Sage Pubns
Mfg Part# 9780803952751
SKU 30841126
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0803952759
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 1T
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0344
Publisher Sage Publications (CA)
Series Part 8
$99.96 + free shipping
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