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Gender inequalities in health : a Swedish perspective / edited by Piroska Östlin [and others] ; translated by Dorothy Duncan.
- Östlin, Piroska, 1958-
- , ©2001
About this work
Boston : Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies : Distributed by Harvard University Press, , ©2001.
ix, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Gender and health: concepts and explanatory models / Anne Hammarstreöm, Annika Härenstam, Piroski Östlin -- Differences between men's and women's health: the old and the new gender paradox / Maria Danielsson, Gudrun Lindberg -- Reproductive health from an individual and global perspective / Kajsa Sundström -- Gender inequalities in health: a historical and cultural perspective / Karin Johannisson -- Gender differences in mental health / Tore Hällström -- Violence against women: a social, criminal justice, medical or public health problem? / Karen Leander, Maria Danielsson -- Disease of the musculoskeletal system and how they affect men and women / Eva Vingård, Åsa Kilbom -- Work and cardiovascular disease among men and women / Töres Theorell -- Biological and social conditions: hypotheses regarding mortality differentials between men and women / Örjan Hemström -- Two sets of responsibilities: weaknesses and strengths in women's history / Ann-Sofie Ohlander -- Women's health and changes in care for the elderly / Rolf Å. Gustafsson and Marta Szebehely -- The future of gender inequalities in health / Annika Härenstam, Gunnar Aronsson, Anne Hammarström.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Where to find it
LocationMedical Collection QZ53 2001K82g