Sexual Health: Section Introduction

Authored by: Andrew Tucker

The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781472455482
eBook ISBN: 9781315613000
Adobe ISBN: 9781317043331

10.4324/9781315613000.ch29

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Abstract

Geographical work on the study of sexuality has a long and, at times, complicated relationship to the study of health. Sometimes tangentially and at other times directly, studies with a focus on sexuality within geography have engaged with a variety of health concerns including: mental health (Lewis, 2009); disability (Butler, 1999; Sothern, 2007a; Del Casino, 2007a); migration and its relationships to masculinity and heterosexuality (Elder, 2003; Hunter, 2010a, 2010b); public-health practices and policy (Craddock, 2000; Kesby and Sothern, 2014; MacDonnell and Andrews, 2006), sex work, both contemporary (Hubbard and Prior, 2013; Katsulis, 2009) and in historical settings (Legg, 2014; Howell, 2009); and drug use (Del Casino, 2007b, 2012).

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