Understanding Men And Health: Masculinities, Identity And Well-Being: Masculinity, Identity and Well-being

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Sep 1, 2007 - Social Science - 178 pages
Based on empirical research and data, this book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the links between men, health policy, gender and masculinity.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Participant vignettes
10
The current context of mens health and the role of masculinities
15
Conceptualizing health and wellbeing
37
Embodied masculinities and health
66
Men relationships emotions and health
94
Men engaging with health care
120
Some conclusions
150
References
158
Index
175
Back Cover
179
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Steve Robertson is Research Fellow in the Department of Nursing at the University of Central Lancashire. He has worked in the field for over 20 years, and has been a sterring group member on the Health Development Agency Men's Health Group, and currently advises the ESRC funded 'Masculinities in Transition' project at the University of Sheffield. He is also Director on the board of the European Men's Health Development Foundation

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