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Gender inequalities in health / edited by Ellen Annandale and Kate Hunt
Bib ID 249342
Format BookBook
Description Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2000 
ix, 214 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0335203655 (hardback)
0335203647 (paperback)
Summary

"This state-of-the-art collection reflects critically upon the current status of our knowledge about gender inequalities in health and develops an agenda for future research. Leading experts address a range of themes that are central to the development of the field. The collection focuses upon gender and health within industralized nations including Britain, North America, Western and Eastern Europe. It will be of particular interest to students and practitioners of sociology, health policy, health studies and gender studies."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • 1. Gender inequalities in health: research at the crossroads / Ellen Annandale and Kate Hunt
  • 2. Reinforcing the pillars: rethinking gender, social divisions and health / Mick Carpenter
  • 3. 'Narrative' in research on gender inequalities in health / Jennie Popay and Keleigh Groves
  • 4. Socio-economic change and inequalities in men and women's health in the UK / Hilary Graham
  • 5. Gender and inequalities in health across the lifecourse / Sara Arber and Helen Cooper
  • 6. Trends in gender differences in mortality: relationships to changing gender differences in behaviour and other causal factors / Ingrid Waldron
  • 7. Gender and socio-economic inequalities in mortality in central and eastern Europe / Laurent Chenet.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Health -- Sex differences.  |  Medical care -- Utilization -- Sex differences.  |  Sex discrimination in medicine.
Other authors/contributors Annandale, Ellen  |  Hunt, Kate, 1959-

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