XWe have detected your location as outside the U.S/Canada, if you think this is wrong, you can choose your location.

Macmillan Higher Education

Cart

Continue Shopping
All prices are shown excluding Tax
The submitted promocode is invalid
* Applied promocode: ×

Important information on your ebook order

Men, Women and Madness

Understanding Gender and Mental Disorder

Author(s):
Publisher:

Red Globe Press

Pages: 304
Downloads:

Flyer

Further Actions:

Recommend to library

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Paperback - 9780333463703

21 May 1996

$47.99

Free Shipping

In stock

Hardcover - 9780333463697

21 May 1996

$116.99

Free Shipping

In stock

All prices are shown excluding Tax

This book focuses on the complex patterning of mental disorder identified in men and women. The first part of the book examines the gendered landscape of mental disorder, key concepts and approaches, and the way in which...

Show More

This book focuses on the complex patterning of mental disorder identified in men and women. The first part of the book examines the gendered landscape of mental disorder, key concepts and approaches, and the way in which gender is embedded in constructs of mental disorder. The second part considers theories of the causes of mental disorder and the extent to which the different causes can account for the gendered landscape of disorder. It concludes with a discussion of the policy implications of the analysis.

Show Less

Preface
Introduction
PART 1: GENDER, CONSTRUCTS AND SERVICES The Gendered Landscape
Theorising Gender Mental Disorder, Medicine and the Regulation of Rationality
Measuring Mental Disorder
Gender and Constructs of Mental Disorder
The Historical Context
PART 2: GENDER AND THE ORIGINS OF MENTAL DISORDER Biological Origins
Feminist Psychologies and Gendered Individuals
Stress and the Gender Division of Labour
Trauma and Powerlessness: War and Sexual Violence
Conclusions
Appendix
Notes
References
Index.
Add a review

JOAN BUSFIELD is Professor of Sociology and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex. Having qualified originally as a clinical psychologist, she is the co-author (with Michael Paddon) of Thinking about Children and author of Managing Madness. She is currenlty joint editor of the journal Sociology.

Show More

JOAN BUSFIELD is Professor of Sociology and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex. Having qualified originally as a clinical psychologist, she is the co-author (with Michael Paddon) of Thinking about Children and author of Managing Madness. She is currenlty joint editor of the journal Sociology.

Show Less

New Publications 

Best Sellers