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Gender and Health

An International Perspective

by Carolyn F. Sargent

  • 188 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Gender studies,
  • Medical Anthropology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Internal Medicine,
  • Health Services For Women,
  • Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Textbooks,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Women"s health services,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Sexism in medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9287760M
    ISBN 100130794279
    ISBN 109780130794277

    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. I love that you touched on the discrimination of both males and females in health care. I think that you made a very important point that often societal gender soles are the cause of certain biases. 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. It provides comparable statistics for women and men for the years and across a range of indicators covering education, health and related services, economic structure, participation and access to resources, public life and decision making, and . Gender and Mental Health provides a critical introduction to the ways in which gender affects mental health experiences and mental health service use. The volume is unique in including a policy perspective and an overview-including a look at crime, the law, and service structures-of society's responses to mental disorders/5(2).

    This chapter outlines the key health disparities as consequences of social exclusion, marginalization, and discrimination, and presents strategies and motivation to include sexual and gender minority health teaching into health professions education.   The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment? five years ago, a and has written a book about her experiences, the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation, along Author: Fay Schopen.


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Gender and Health by Carolyn F. Sargent Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 Gender and Health book to transform gender norms and inequalities.

'Gender and Health is an ambitious book with multiple aims and multiple intended audiences. The authors' attention to macrolevel influences on health outcomes - in the form of social policies, local social and built environments, and workplace conditions - is important and salutary.'Cited by: Race, Gender, and Health explores the influence of race and gender on the health status of a diverse group of nonwhite women in the United States.

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, reflections, 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. Migration and sex work in South Africa: key concerns for gender and health / Marlise Richter and Jo Vearey -- Part V Gender and health systems -- Gender equity and the politics of health sector reform: overcoming policy legacies, forming epistemic communities / Christina Ewig -- Gender and commercialization of health care / Meri Koivusalo and Sarah.

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. A majority are women. This book is the first textbook dedicated to critically examining gender and sex in study designs, methods, and analysis in health research.

In order to produce ethical, accurate, and effective research findings it is vital to integrate both sex (biological characteristics) and gender (socially constructed factors) into any health study.

book review The Global Gag Rule and Women’s Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality by Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, New York: Oxford University Press,pp., £ (hbk), ISBN:   'Brilliant exposé' of gender data gap wins Royal Society science book prize This article is more than 7 months old Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez, which reveals bias towards men in.

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.K-5 Gender Book Kits In response to student need, the district is introducing supplementary classroom materials that focus on age-appropriate concepts of gender and gender identity.

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 .