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. Gendering Health Human Resource Policy and Management
Ellen Kuhlmann, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Christa Larsen, Toni Schofield

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

7. Gender Assessment: European Health Research Policies
Ineke Klinge

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

Part II. The Social Patterning of Health by Gender

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

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

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

12. Gender and Mental Health
Joan Busfield

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

14. Gender and End-of-life Care
Alex Broom

Part III. Equity and Access to Healthcare

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

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

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

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

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

20. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Gender and Marginality
Sarah Cant, Peter Watts

31. Conclusion
Ellen Annandale, Ellen Kuhlmann

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

Publication year
Second Edition
Page amount
558 pages
Printed ISBN

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