When medicalization—the characterization of human traits in terms of disease and ailment—first appeared as a concept in the 1970s, most social science gender scholarship focused on female or genderless bodies. The work on men, health, and medicine was scant and tended to depict masculinity as intrinsically damaging to men's health.
Medicalized Masculinities considers how these threads in scholarship failed to consider the male body adequately and presents cutting-edge research into the definition and regulation of masculinity by medicine. Renowned health and gender studies experts examine medicalized conditions such as balding, aging, and other dimensions of the life cycle in the tradition of the sociology of health and gender.
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Forensics and the Construction of the Sexual Suspect Lisa Jean Moore and Heidi Durkin
Andropause and Baldness Julia E Szymczak and Peter Conrad
Gender Biases in the Discourses and Practices of Medical Anatomy Alan Petersen and Sam Regan de Bere
The Gender Gap ADHD and the Medicalization of Boyhood Nicky Hart with Noah Grand and Kevin Riley
Race Science and the Medicalization of black Masculinity Ann Marie Hickey
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