Annandale, Ellen

The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ellen Kuhlmann, Ellen Annandale

Part I. Gendering Healthcare and Policy

2. Re-visiting Gender Justice in Health and Healthcare
Sarah Payne, Lesley Doyal

3. Gender Equality and International Health Policy Planning
Shelly N. Abdool, Claudia García-Moreno, Avni Amin

4. Gender Equity and Health Sector Reforms in Low and Middle-income Countries
Hilary Standing

5. Gender-sensitive Indicators for Healthcare
Vivian Lin, Helen L’Orange

6. Gender Assessment: European Health Research Policies
Ineke Klinge

7. Gender and the Medicalization of Healthcare
Susan E. Bell, Anne E. Figert

Part II. The Social Patterning of Health by Gender

8. Changing Gendered Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality
Chloe E. Bird, Martha E. Lang, Patricia P. Rieker

9. Reproductive Regimes: Governing Gendered Bodies
Elizabeth Ettorre, Carol Kingdon

10. Coronary Heart Disease: Gendered Public Health Discourses
Elianne Riska

11. Gender and Mental Health
Joan Busfield

12. HIV/AIDS and Gender
Leah Gilbert, Terry-Ann Selikow

Part III. Equity and Access to Healthcare

13. Gender and Help-seeking: Towards Gender-comparative Studies
Kate Hunt, Joy Adamson, Paul Galdas

14. Gender Differences in Healthcare Utilization in Later Life
Kakoli Roy, Anoshua Chaudhuri

15. Men’s Health and Well-being
Toni Schofield

16. The Healthcare Needs of Gay and Lesbian Patients
Jane Edwards

17. Mothers and Children: What Does Their Health Tell Us about Gender?
Tulsi Patel

18. Gender, Health, Care and Place: Living in Rural and Remote Communities
Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Rebecca Sutherns

Part IV. Gendering the Organization and Delivery of Healthcare

19. The New Management of Healthcare: ‘Rational’ Performance and Gendered Actors
Jim Barry, Elisabeth Berg, John Chandler

20. Old Age Care Policies: Gendering Institutional Arrangements across Countries
Viola Burau, Hildegard Theobald, Robert H. Blank

21. Primary Prevention and Health Promotion: Towards Gender-sensitive Interventions
Petra Kolip

22. Gender and Maternal Healthcare
Jane Sandall, Cecilia Benoit, Edwin Teijlingen, Sirpa Wrede, Eugene Declercq, Raymond Vries

23. Women’s Health Centres: Creating Spaces and Institutional Support
Pat Armstrong

Part V. The Professions as Catalyst of Gender-sensitive Healthcare

24. Women in the Medical Profession: International Trends
Elianne Riska

25. Sex, Gender and Health: Developments in Medical Research
Toine Lagro-Janssen

26. Gender Mainstreaming at the Cross-roads of Eastern-Western Healthcare
Ling-fang Cheng, Ellen Kuhlmann, Ellen Annandale

27. Nursing: Globalization of a Female-gendered Profession
Sirpa Wrede

28. Conclusion
Ellen Annandale, Ellen Kuhlmann

Keywords: Social Sciences, Medical Sociology, Gender Studies, Social Policy, Medicine/Public Health, general, Popular Science in Medicine and Health, Popular Science in Education

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