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Men’s Health Equity

A Handbook

Edited by: Derek M. Griffith , Marino A. Bruce , Roland J. Thorpe

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138052963
eBook ISBN: 9781315167428
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315167428
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Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet they also have shorter life expectancies than women. Why is this? Why are there stark differences in the burden of disease, quality of life, and length of life amongst men, by race, ethnicity, (dis)ability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, rurality, and national context? Why is this a largely unexplored area of research? Men?s Health Equity is the first volume to describe men?s health equity as a field of study that emerged from gaps in and between research on men?s health and health inequities.

This handbook provides a comprehensive review of foundations of the field; summarizes the issues unique to different populations; discusses key frameworks for studying and exploring issues that cut across populations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Central America, and South America; and offers strategies for improving the health of key population groups and achieving men?s health equity overall. This book systematically explores the underlying causes of these differences, describes the specific challenges faced by particular groups of men, and offers policy and programmatic strategies to improve the health and well-being of men and pursue men?s health equity. Men?s Health Equity will be the first collection to present the state of the science in this field, its progress, its breadth, and its future.

This book is an invaluable resource for scholars, researchers, students, and professionals interested in men?s health equity, men?s health, psychology of men?s health, gender studies, public health, and global health.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Masculinity and Men’s Health Disparities Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Precarious Manhood and Men’s Health Disparities Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Fatherhood as a Social Context for Reducing Men’s Health Disparities Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Young Adulthood and Health Disparities in African American Males Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Middle-aged men’s health Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Men’s Health in Later Life Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Measuring the Dimensions of African American Manhood Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Being a Man in the Countryside Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Urban Men’s Health Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Incarceration as Determinant of Poor Health Outcomes Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Public Health Disparities of Domestic Violence Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Global Men’s Health Policy Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Health, Public, and Social Policy Download PDF
Chapter  14:  What Influences Adolescent Black Male Development and Well-Being? Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Male Health Behaviors Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Considerations in Men’s Mental Health Promotion and Treatment Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Depression, Trauma, and Suicide Among Adolescent and Young Adult Males Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Men’s Trauma, Depression, and Suicide in Adulthood Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Cancer Disparities in Men Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Diabetes Health Disparities in Men Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The Health of Gay and Bisexual Men Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Transgender and Intersex Men Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Health Disparities among Men with Disabilities and Functional Limitations Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Asian American Men’s Health Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Understanding Health Inequalities Experienced by Black Men Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Understanding Health and Health Disparities in European American Boys and Men Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Cultural, Social, and Historical Factors Influencing Latino Men’s Health Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Seeking Health and Well-Being for Indigenous North American Men Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Achieving Health Equity for Native Hawaiian Men Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Understanding Inequities in Men’s Health in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Which Men? Inequality, Ethnicity, and Gender in Brazil’s National Men’s Health Program Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Picturing Intersectionality in Men’s Suicidality Research Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Regional Variation in Determinants of Men’s Health Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Life Course Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Afterword Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Conclusion Download PDF
Conclusion Download PDF
Epilogue Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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