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Sex, Gender and Health / Edition 1

Sex, Gender and Health / Edition 1

by Tessa M. Pollard, Susan Brin Hyatt


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ISBN-13: 9780521597074
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/02/2004
Series: Biosocial Society Symposium Series , #11
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Sex, gender and health: integrating biological and social perspectives Tessa M. Pollard and Susan Brin Hyatt; 2. Parental manipulation of postnatal survival and well-being: are parental sex preferences adaptive? Catherine M. Hill and Helen L. Ball; 3. Gender bias in South Asia: effects on child growth and nutritional status Emily K. Rousham; 4. Sex, gender and cardiovascular disease Tessa M. Pollard; 5. Social meanings and sexual bodies: gender, sexuality and barriers to women's health care Lenore Manderson; 6. Poverty and the medicalization of motherhood Susan Brin Hyatt; 7. The vanishing woman: gender and population health Patricia A. Kaufert; 8. Agency, opposition and resistance: a systemic approach to psychological illness in sub-dominant groups Roland Littlewood.

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