Health Sociology/Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

Gender studiesEdit


Further readingEdit

Journal article

  • Annandale, E. and Hunt, K. (1990). Masculinity, femininity and sex: an exploration of their relative contribution to explaining gender differences in health. Sociology of health and illness. 12, pp. 24-46
  • Annandale, E and Clark, J. (1996). What is gender? Feminist theory and the sociology of human reproduction. Sociology of health and illness 18, pp. 17-44.
  • Bell, S. E. (2009). DES daughters: embodied knowledge and the transformation of women’s health politics Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
  • Cameron, E. and Bernardes, J. (1998). Gender and Disadvantage in Health: Men’s Health for a Change. Sociology of health and illness. 20, pp. 673-693.
  • Ciambrone, D. E. (2001). Illness and other assaults on self: the relative impact of HIV/AIDS on women’s lives. Sociology of health and illness, 23, pp. 517-540.
  • Courtenay, W. H. (2000). Constructions of masculinity and their influence on men’s well-being: a theory of gender and health. Social science & medicine. , 50, pp. 1385-1401.
  • Dolan, A. (2011). ‘You can’t ask for a Dubonnet and lemonade!’: working class masculinity and men’s health practices. Sociology of health and illness,33, pp. 586-601.
  • Doyal, L. 1995. What makes women sick : gender and the political economy of health. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
  • Edwards, J., Franklin, s., Hirsh, E., Price, F. and Strathearn, M. (eds) (1999) Technologies of Procreation: Kinship in the Age of Assisted Conception (2nd ed ) . London: Routledge.