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Masculinity and Men's Health: Coronary Heart Disease in Medical and Public Discourse

Masculinity and Men's Health: Coronary Heart Disease in Medical and Public Discourse (Hardback)

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Are men truly marked by their personality to fall victim to heart disease? This book offers a sociological analysis of medical knowledge, gender, and coronary heart disease (CHD) in post-WWII America. Using data on men's high death rates from CHD, the author illuminates contemporary thinking on how changes in the economic and social order influence men's health.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: menMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 16/06/2004 ISBN-13: 9780742529007  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Elianne Riska is professor of sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland.

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