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Concepts in Male Health


Concepts in Male Health

Perspectives Across The Lifespan
Public Health/AAHE, Band 21 1. Aufl.

von: James E. Leone

65,99 €

Verlag: Jossey-Bass
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 07.12.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781118145869
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 400

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Concepts in Male Health Concepts in Male Health: Perspectives Across the Lifespan offers a practical approach to understanding the health of males of all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, cultures, ages, and orientations. Each chapter of this book comprehensively reviews an important dimension of male health and examines the contributing historical, epidemiological,??psychosocial, cultural-ethical, legal, political, and economic influences. The diverse range of topics allows for complete coverage ranging from body structures??and sexuality to aggression and occupational health. ??The book contains the most recent research and evidence-based science and addresses issues in male health throughout the lifespan in an easy-to-understand format. ??Learning objectives are presented in an accessible format and reflect real life situations. Review questions provided at the end of each chapter address health-specific content included in the chapter and span both the scope and the breadth of the information. This book is ideal for programs in health education, public health, community health nursing, gender studies, and other health sciences.
Preface ix The Author xv Chapter 1 Historical Perspectives of Male Health 1 What Is Male Health? 3 Male Health in History 7 Cultural Perspectives 9 Epidemiological and Statistical Evidence 14 Chapter 2 Birth and Infancy 29 Male Infant Mortality and Health Risks 30 Sociocultural Implications of Being Born Male 33 Circumcision 39 Chapter 3 Early Childhood 63 The Journey Begins 64 Boys Will Be Boys? The Role of Parents 65 Nutrition and Diet 68 Sexual Health 70 Disparities in Male Health Outcomes 72 Chapter 4 Toddler Years and Young Childhood 83 Defining the Toddler and Young Child 84 Vaccinations 84 Physical Health 86 Social Health 97 Temperament, Emotional Development, and Discipline 100 Chapter 5 School Age 105 Physical Health 106 Nutrition 110 Emotional Health 114 School and Learning and Social Health 116 Health Disparities Among School-Age Boys 127 Chapter 6 Preadolescence and “Tween” Years 133 The Preadolescent Years 134 Physical Health 136 Emotional Health 149 Boys and “Rites of Manhood” 155 Chapter 7 Adolescence 161 Physical Changes 162 Physical Health 163 Psychological and Emotional Changes 166 Sexual Health, Sexuality, and Sexual Orientation 169 Sexual Deviance 198 Violence, Aggression, and Bullying 203 Drug Use 206 Juvenile Offenders and Incarceration 211 Chapter 8 Young Adulthood 219 Physical Health 221 Social Health 242 Emotional Health 249 Nutritional Supplements and Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids 269 Occupational Health 273 Chapter 9 Middle Adulthood 279 Physical Health 280 Emotional Health 301 Fathers’ Rights 305 Chapter 10 Older Adulthood 311 Physical Health 312 Emotional Health 325 Chapter 11 Elder Years 331 Physical Health 332 Emotional Health 334 Social Health 339 Chapter 12 Death 349 The Seven Ages of Man 350 Getting One’s Matters in Order 353 Chapter 13 Promoting Male Health 359 Advocacy and Research 360 Male Studies 364 Andrology 366 Misandry and Social Justice 367 The Future 371 Glossary 377 References 399 Index 445
James E. Leone, PhD, CHES is assistant professor of Health Education in the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies, College of Education and Allied Studies, Bridgewater State University.?? He is an adjunct lecturer at Northeastern University in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences in Boston, Massachusetts. American Association for Health Education is the premier national organization for health educators and other professionals who promote the health of all people, with 5,500 health educators in school, college, research, community, medical, and industry settings.
Concepts in Male Health Concepts in Male Health: Perspectives Across the Lifespan offers a practical approach to understanding the health of males of all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, cultures, ages, and orientations. Each chapter of this book comprehensively reviews an important dimension of male health and examines the contributing historical, epidemiological,??psychosocial, cultural-ethical, legal, political, and economic influences. The diverse range of topics allows for complete coverage ranging from body structures??and sexuality to aggression and occupational health. ??The book contains the most recent research and evidence-based science and addresses issues in male health throughout the lifespan in an easy-to-understand format. ??Learning objectives are presented in an accessible format and reflect real life situations. Review questions provided at the end of each chapter address health-specific content included in the chapter and span both the scope and the breadth of the information. This book is ideal for programs in health education, public health, community health nursing, gender studies, and other health sciences.

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