Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine (Routledge by Antje Kampf,Barbara L. Marshall,Alan Petersen

By Antje Kampf,Barbara L. Marshall,Alan Petersen

Aging males, Masculinities and sleek Medicine explores the a number of socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s getting older our bodies in smooth drugs from a world standpoint. the 1st of its sort, it investigates the interrelated points 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 technological know-how stories on men’s overall healthiness and biotechnologies together with anti-aging views.

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

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

  • Material practices and strategies through which biotechnology, clinical assemblages and men’s getting older our bodies relate to ideas of healthiness and disease.

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

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

Highlighting how getting older men’s our bodies function trajectories for knowing wider problems with masculinity, and how during which men’s social prestige and men’s roles are made in clinical cultures, this cutting edge quantity deals a multidisciplinary discussion among sociology of future health and disorder, anthropology of the physique and gender studies.

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