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

Author: Donald F Sabo; David Gordon; Men's Studies Association (U.S.)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1995.
Series: Research on men and masculinities series, 8.
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Contributors argue that gender is a key factor for understanding the pattern of men's health risks, the ways they perceive and use their bodies, and their psychological adjustment to illness itself.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald F Sabo; David Gordon; Men's Studies Association (U.S.)
ISBN: 080394814X 9780803948143 0803952759 9780803952751
OCLC Number: 32469215
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Men's Studies Association, a task group of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism."
Description: ix, 334 pages ; 23 cm.
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.
Series Title: Research on men and masculinities series, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Sabo & David Frederick Gordon.
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