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The Palgrave handbook of gender and healthcare / edited by Ellen Kuhlmann, Ellen Annandale
Alternate Title Gender and healthcare
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA427 .P354 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medical care -- Sex differences
Health -- Sex differences
Social medicine
Medical policy
Discrimination in medical care
Sex factors in disease
Medicine -- Research -- Sex differences
Physical Description xxi , 482 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents Bringing gender to the heart of health policy, practice and research / Ellen Kuhlmann and Ellen Annandale -- pt. I. Gendering healthcare and policy. Re-visiting gender justice in health and healthcare / Sarah Payne and Lesley Doyal -- Gender equality and international health policy planning / Shelly N. Abdool, Claudia García-Moreno Avni Amin -- Gender equity and health sector reforms in low and middle-income countries / Hilary Standing -- Gender-sensitive indicators for healthcare / Vivian Lin and Helen L'Orange -- Gender assessment: European health research policies / Ineke Klinge -- Gender and the medicalization of healthcare / Susan E. Bell and Anne E. Figert -- pt. II. The social patterning of health by gender. Changing gendered patterns of morbidity and mortality / Chloe E. Bird, Martha E. Lang and Patricia P. Rieker -- Reproductive regimes: governing gendered bodies / Elizabeth Ettore and Carol Kingdon -- Coronary heart disease: gendered public health discourses / Elianne Riska -- Gender and mental health / Joan Busfield -- HIV/AIDS and gender / Leah Gilbert and Terry-Ann Selikow -- pt. III. Equity and access to healthcare. Gender and help-seeking: towards gender-comparative studies / Kate Hunt, Joy Adamson and Paul Galdas -- Gender differences in healthcare utilization in later life / Kakoli Roy and Anoshua Chaudhuri -- Men's health and well-being / Toni Schofield -- The healthcare needs of gay and lesbian patients / Jane Edwards -- Mothers and children: what does their health tell us about gender? / Tulsi Patel -- Gender, health, care and place: living in rural and remote communities / Ivy Lynn Bourgeault and Rebecca Sutherns -- pt. IV. Gendering the organization and delivery of healthcare. The new management of healthcare:̀ Rational' performance and gendered actors / Jim Barry, Elisabeth Berg and John Chandler -- Old age care policies: gendering institutional arrangements across countries / Viola Burau, Hildegard Theobald and Robert H. Blank -- Primary prevention and health promotion: Towards gender-sensitive interventions / Petra Kolip -- Gender and maternal healthcare / Jane Sandall, Cecilia Benoit, Edwin van Teijlingen, Sirpa Wrede, Eugene Declercq and Raymond De Vries -- Women's health centres: creating spaces and institutional support / Pat Armstrong -- pt. V. The professions as catalyst of gender-sensitive healthcare -- Women in the medical profession: international trends / Elianne Riska -- Sex, gender and health: developments in medical tesearch / Toine Lagro-Janssen -- Gender mainstreaming at the cross-roads of Eastern-Western healthcare / Ling-fang Cheng, Ellen Kuhlmann and Ellen Annandale -- Nursing: globalization of a female-gendered profession / Sirpa Wrede -- Gender and healthcare: the future / Ellen Annandale and Ellen Kuhlmann
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Bringing together international experts from different academic disciplines, this collection explores the challenges and opportunities of bringing gender to the heart of health policy, practice and research. It examines debates over health reform, access to services, the organization of care and professional development
Alternate Author Kuhlmann, Ellen
Annandale, Ellen

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