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Title Medicalized masculinities / edited by Dana Rosenfeld and Christopher A. Faircloth.

Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-251) and index.
Contents Introduction: Medicalized masculinities : the missing link? / Dana Rosenfeld and Christopher A. Faircloth -- The Viagra blues : embracing or resisting the Viagra body / Meika Loe -- Sex the natural way : the marketing of Cialis and Levitra / Chris Wienke -- The leaky male body : forensics and the construction of the sexual suspect / Lisa Jean Moore and Heidi Durkin -- Medicalizing the aging male body : andropause and baldness / Julia E. Szymczak and Peter Conrad -- Dissecting medicine : gender biases in the discourses and practices of medical anatomy / Alan Peterson and Sam Regan de Bere -- Making the grade : the gender gap, ADHD, and the medicalization of boyhood / Nicky Hart with Noah Grand and Kevin Riley -- The sexual savage : race science and the medicalization of black masculinity / Ann Marie Hickey -- Medicalizing military masculinity : reconstructing the war veteran in PTSD therapy / Marisa M. Smith.
Summary The first book to examine the male body in relation to the sociology of health and gender.
Other author Rosenfeld, Dana, 1958-
Faircloth, Christopher A., 1966-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Men -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects.
Masculinity -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Social medicine.
Men's studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781439904572 (electronic bk.)
143990457X (electronic bk.)
1592130976 (cloth ; alk. paper)