Previous Chapter Chapter 19: The Study of Masculinities and Men's Health: An Overview Next Chapter

Don Sabo

In: Handbook of Studies on Men & Masculinities

Chapter 19: The Study of Masculinities and Men's Health: An Overview

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

The Study of Masculinities and Men's Health: An Overview
The study of masculinities and men's health: An overview
DonSabo

Scholars and researchers have begun to study the influences of gender on men's health and illness (Courtenay & Keeling, 2000; Sabo & Gordon, 1995; Schofield, Connell, Walker, Wood, & Butland, 2000). The growth of women's health movements in the 1960s and 1970s fueled systematic and interdisciplinary studies of gender and health, and by the mid-1980s, the focus on gender had become a recognizable aspect of epidemiology, medical sociology, and interdisciplinary studies of psychosocial aspects of illness (Lorber, 1997; Stillion, 1985; Verbrugge, 1985; Waldron, 1983). However, most of this early work on gender and health revolved almost exclusively around women. For some men, the reconceptu-alization of gender that was ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website