Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine
Format:
Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-10-2012
Sprog:
Engelsk
  • Beskrivelse
  • Yderligere info
  • Anmeldelser

Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine explores the multiple socio-historical contexts surrounding men's aging bodies in modern medicine from a global perspective. The first of its kind, it investigates the interrelated aspects of aging, masculinities and biomedicine, allowing for a timely reconsideration of the conceptualisation of aging men within the recent explosion of social science studies on men's health and biotechnologies including anti-aging perspectives.

This book discusses both healthy and diseased states of aging men in medical practices, bringing together theoretical and empirical conceptualisations. Divided into four parts it covers:



Historical epistemology of aging, bodies and masculinity and the way in which the social sciences have theorised the aging body and gender.



Material practices and processes by which biotechnology, medical assemblages and men's aging bodies relate to concepts of health and illness.



Aging experience and its impact upon male sexuality and identity.



The importance of men's roles and identities in care-giving situations and medical practices.

Highlighting how aging men's bodies serve as trajectories for understanding wider issues of masculinity, and the way in which men's social status and men's roles are made in medical cultures, this innovative volume offers a multidisciplinary dialogue between sociology of health and illness, anthropology of the body and gender studies.



Vis mereVis mindre

Udgivelsesdato:
01-10-2012
ISBN13:
9780415699389
Vægt:
494 g
Dybde:
14 mm
Bredde:
156 mm
Højde:
234 mm
Forlag:
Routledge
Format:
Hardback
  • Forfattere

    Vis mereVis mindre

    Vis mereVis mindre

    • Leveringstid 4-6 hverdage
    • Forventet levering 02-09-2019

    på lager

    Fandt du ikke hvad du søgte?

    Hvis denne bog ikke er noget for dig, kan du benytte kategorierne nedenfor til at finde andre titler. Klik på en kategori for at se lignende bøger.

    Velkommen til Saxo

    Du har nu adgang til din konto hos Saxo, og kan se alle oplysninger om dit medlemskab, dine
    ordrer og din digitale boghylde under "Mit Saxo".

    Som tak for, at du har aktiveret dit medlemskab, har vi valgt at give dig fri læsning hele
    sommeren. Dvs. at du frit kan tilgå de mere en 50.000 bøger i Saxos app, samt købe bøger til
    vores altid lave medlemspris og fri fragt her på Saxo.com hele juli. Din næste medlemsbetaling
    vil først falde i august.

    Vi glæder os meget til at byde dig velkommen i vores univers, og håber at du kommer godt i
    gang med Saxo Premium.

    God sommer og god læselyst!

    Med venlig hilsen Saxo

    Kom i gang nu!