Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Open University Press
Количество страниц: 192
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How do men understand 'health'? What do men consider to be the role of health services in helping them stay well? What inhibits or facilitates men's engagement with health services? Notions about men's health are wide ranging and much is said about the role masculinity plays in creating health outcomes for men. Based on empirical research and data, this book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the links between men, health policy, gender and masculinity. It also offers explicit guidance for practice for those working in the health field looking to better understand and improve men's health. Importantly the book: Incorporates the views of disabled and gay men to highlight issues of diversity; Draws out key implications for health promotion work with men; Includes 'key points for practice' within each chapter. The book uses interviews with men and health professionals, to explore the key...