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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 glossy drugs from an international point of view. the 1st of its variety, it investigates the interrelated elements of getting older, masculinities and biomedicine, making an allowance for a well timed reconsideration of the conceptualisation of getting older males in the contemporary explosion of social technology stories on men’s healthiness and biotechnologies together with anti-aging views.

This e-book 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 during 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 techniques of well-being and disorder.

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

  • The value 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 cutting edge quantity bargains a multidisciplinary discussion among sociology of healthiness and disorder, anthropology of the physique and gender studies.

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