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Gender and Health

The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies

by Chloe E. Bird

  • 215 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender studies,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437630M
    ISBN 100521864151
    ISBN 109780521864152

    ' The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcaremarks the coming of age of the rapidly growing field of gender and health. Providing detailed and nuanced analyses of different aspects of healthcare - equity, access, service delivery, the healthcare professions this Handbook moves the field's boundaries farther and deeper.


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Gender and Health is the first book to examine how men's and women's lives and their physiology contribute to differences in their health. In a thoughtful synthesis of diverse literatures, the authors demonstrate that modern societies' health problems ultimately involve a combination of policies, personal behavior, and by: The Series on Gender Equality, Norms, and Health is a collection of five papers, led by Gary Darmstadt and colleagues, that provides new analysis and insights into the impact of gender inequalities and norms on health, and the opportunities that exist within health systems, programmes, policies, and research to transform gender norms and inequalities.

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In addition, the book explores structural and cultural factors that affect women's health issues. Four different groups of women are examined in close detail: African American, American Indian and.

Sex. Gender. These two words are often used interchangeably, but there are distinct differences. Sex is commonly understood to be based on a person’s genitals and reproductive organs; these anatomical details are thought to define a person as male or female. Gender is often understood to refer to gender identity, meaning your internal sense of yourself as female, male, or other.

Gender Inequalities in Health is a series of essays focusing on the methodology and outcomes related to gender disparities in health status and differences in power. It is a highly scholarly work and is not at all devoted to the “male=bad, female=good” view, which is by: 1.

"Body Panic is an excellent media analysis for those interested in gender, cultural, or media studiesa book detailing the complex interplay of media message about health in relation to gender, race, class, and sexuality is a welcome addition to the ongoing dialogue on health and fitness."Sex RolesCited by: The book will not only help users build expertise in psychology in gender and health, but also contribute to the awareness and training of psychologists as dynamic actors in the implementation of the gender perspective in their studies, Gender and Health book, research, and health interventions.

The nine empirically based studies by scholars of history of medicine, sociology, anthropology, and STS (science, technology, and society), spanning Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong from the s to the present, demonstrate just how tightly concerns with gender and health have been woven into the enterprise of modernization and Cited by: 1.

The manual is a user-friendly guide aimed to raise awareness and develop skills on gender analysis and gender responsive planning in health sector activities. The Manual is conceptually structured to move from awareness to action throughout a three to four day workshop to reduce gender-based inequities in health.

The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns examines the psychological aspects of the intersection between gender and health and the ways in which they relate to the health of individuals and populations. It demonstrates how gender should be strategically considered in the most routine research tasks—from establishing priorities.

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This state-of-the-art collection reflects critically upon the current status of our knowledge about gender inequalities in health and develops an agenda for future research. Leading experts address a range of themes that are central to the development of the field.

These include recent theoretical and methodological developments in sociology and social policy, and the. However, new insights are beginning to emerge showing how women’s well-being has been hampered by gender disparities.

Dusenbery’s book, based on two years of research into a host of conditions, exposes the systemic causes of these disparities and provides critically relevant information for the public—and for those in medicine, psychology. The book is intended for students of human sciences and anthropology and aims both to show how anthropologists have sought to explain gender differences in health and “to bring social and biological anthropologists together.”Author: Kate Hunt.

(Altogether a stimulating book and a worthy contribution to current debates on the politics of health Lancet) This book inspired many of us to gaze at an ill person attending ones clinic, a group of people you interact, gender you have and society in which you live, with the glasses of Social Science, Politics and Economics.

Gender disparities in mental health pdf, kb; Women's mental health: The Facts. Depressive disorders account for close to % of the disability from neuropsychiatric disorders among women compared to % among men. Leading mental health problems of the older adults are depression, organic brain syndromes and dementias.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines gender as: “Gender refers to the socially constructed characteristics of women and men, such as norms, roles, and relationships of and between groups.

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The K-5 Gender Book Kit will be rolled out in November in about one dozen schools before being made available to Seattle’s K-5 teachers in The UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health comprises a multidisciplinary team that conducts research and works alongside policy-makers and policy-influencers to address the complex relationships between gender norms and health status.

We view gender as both a determinant of health behaviours and a key influence on how the health sector responds to everyone’s rights. Split into four thematic sections, this book strives to develop a clear road map towards achieving gender justice in health.

The Handbook on Gender and Health will be an important resource for researchers, students, as well as instructors of health policy and family and gender studies.\/span>\"@ en\/a>. Notes on Gender Mainstreaming The World Health Organization (WHO) has promoted gender mainstreaming as a way to incorporate gender into all aspects of health delivery.

Gender mainstreaming promotes knowledge of the ways in which gender affects health, and makes awareness of and responsibility for gender the task of all health Size: KB. This book is the result of consensus built up in a series of workshops in different regions of the Commonwealth on what is the most effective way of applying Gender Management System principles and methodology to the health sector.

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Because women are viewed as the more domestic gender, it is noticeable that any profession that is labeled this way is often held by a woman. Abstract The Little Data Book on Gender illustrates the progress towards gender equality for economies around the world.

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CHAPTER 11Gender, Age, and Health. Section 1: Gender. Section 2: Age and Disability. Section 3: Health. Sociology. 4/11/ Chapter SOCIOLOGY. HOLT, RINEHART. Men's gender role conflict is a psychological state in which restrictive definitions of masculinity limit men's well-being and human potential.

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This book should be read by everyone in the fields of justice, health equity, gender, and HIV. it should be read by all health practitioners and policymakers because it challenges us to reflect on health care, women’s capabilities to realize health, and health equity.” (Samantha Willan, African Journal of AIDS Research, Vol.

17 (3), )Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. The implications of social roles, status, and gender-related traits for relationships and health are examined. This is why the book is entitled The Psychology of Gender rather than The Psychology of Sex.

Gender is a term that represents the social and cultural forces that influence men and women in our society. Women of Color Health Data Book data simultaneously by both sex/gender and race/ethnicity.

For example, the “Hispanic paradox” describes a situation in which Hispanic health outcomes are the same as or better than those of white non-Hispanics. Gender and HIV in South Africa: Advancing Women’s Health and Capabilities. by Courtenay Sprague, Palgrave Macmillan, Reviewed by Kathleen Rice.

In Gender and HIV in South Africa: Advancing Women’s Health and Capabilities, author Courtenay Sprague employs a health equity lens1 to explore Black South African women’s opportunities to be healthy – their.

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