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Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies

 
 
 
 
Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies
Author: Chloe E. Bird - Patricia P. Rieker
ISBN 13: 9780521682800
ISBN 10: 521682800
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2008-01-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 274
List Price: $34.99
 
 

Gender and Health is the first book to examine how men's and women's lives and their physiology contribute to differences in their health.

Contemporary Sociology

Gender and Health is an ambitious book with multiple aims and multiple intended audiences.... The authors' attention to macrolevel influences on health outcomes-in the form of social policies, local social and built environments, and workplace conditions-is important and salutary.