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Men's health and illness : gender, power, and the body /

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...

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Corporate Authors: Sage Knowledge., Men's Studies Association (U.S.)
Other Authors: Sabo, Donald F., Gordon, David
Format: Online Book
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1995.
Series:Research on men and masculinities series ; 8.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Rethinking men's health and illness / Donald Sabo and David Frederick Gordon
  • Contributions of changing gender differences in behavior and social roles to changing gender differences in mortality / Ingrid Waldron
  • Premature death among males / Judith M. Stillion
  • Masculinity, men's roles, and coronary heart disease / Vicki S. Helgeson
  • Life's too short to die small / Alan M. Klein
  • Health among African American males / Robert Staples
  • Gender politics, pain, and illness / Carol Polych and Donald Sabo
  • Sport, masculinity, and the injured body / Philip G. White, Kevin Young, and William G. McTeer
  • Coming to terms / Thomas J. Gerschick and Adam S. Miller
  • Men's style of nurturing elders / Lenard W. Kaye and Jeffrey S. Applegate
  • Sexual adaptations among gay men with HIV / Richard Tewksbury
  • Testicular cancer and masculinity / David Frederick Gordon
  • Identity dilemmas of chronically ill men / Kathy Charmaz
  • Men who survive a suicidal act / Silvia Sara Canetto.