New PDF release: Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine (Routledge

By Antje Kampf,Barbara L. Marshall,Alan Petersen

ISBN-10: 041569938X

ISBN-13: 9780415699389

ISBN-10: 113896025X

ISBN-13: 9781138960251

Aging males, Masculinities and smooth Medicine explores the a number of socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s getting older our bodies in smooth drugs from an international point of view. the 1st of its type, it investigates the interrelated features of getting older, masculinities and biomedicine, making an allowance for a well timed reconsideration of the conceptualisation of getting older males in the fresh explosion of social technology experiences on men’s health and wellbeing and biotechnologies together with anti-aging views.


This booklet discusses either fit and diseased states of getting older males in scientific practices, bringing jointly theoretical and empirical conceptualisations. Divided into 4 components it covers:





  • Historical epistemology of getting older, our bodies and masculinity and how during which the social sciences have theorised the getting older physique and gender.




  • Material practices and techniques through which biotechnology, scientific assemblages and men’s getting older our bodies relate to strategies of well-being and ailment.




  • Aging adventure and its influence upon male sexuality and id.




  • The significance of men’s roles and identities in care-giving events and clinical practices.



Highlighting how getting older men’s our bodies function trajectories for figuring out wider problems with masculinity, and how within which men’s social prestige and men’s roles are made in scientific cultures, this leading edge quantity bargains a multidisciplinary discussion among sociology of future health and disease, anthropology of the physique and gender studies.


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