Article ID: CBB001202169

La investigación histórica y el debate actual sobre la salud masculina: el caso de Alemania (2014)

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The current discourse on men’s health refers too insistently to an obsolete and monolithic pattern of masculinity contrasting “men” with “women” in a simplistic manner. However, historical analysis shows the remarkable changes that have occurred in the health of men, both in terms of their attitudes and their behaviors, since the industrial revolution; so, for example, the relationship between masculinity and risk behavior throughout life, the professional life and the world of work, and also the medical evaluation of certain high-risk behaviors such as smoking. Differences of the life expectancy between men and women deserve an explanation more accurate and less simplistic. From a historical perspective of longue-durée, it is also a myth that men keep silent on matters of health.

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Authors & Contributors
Schlumbohm, Jürgen
Kuhlmann, Ellen
Sauerteig, Lutz D. H.
Sander, Sabine
Nolte, Karen
Villiez, Anna von
Journals
Medizin, Gesellschaft, und Geschichte
Social History of Medicine
Medical History
Gesnerus
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadienne d'Histoire de la Medecine
Gender and History
Publishers
Franz Steiner Verlag
University of Chicago Press
Transcript
Stuttgart Steiner
Pickering & Chatto
Harvard University
Concepts
Medicine and gender
Medicine
Women in medicine
Human body
Public health
Sexuality
People
Winterhaler, Elisabeth
Meyer, Georg Hermann von
Osiander, Friedrich Benjamin
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
18th century
Early modern
16th century
Places
Germany
Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
Hamburg (Germany)
Canada
Great Britain
United States
Institutions
Göttingen. Universität
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