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Health is a gendered concept in Western cultures. This book will be of interest to scholars in women’s studies, health studies, marketing, media studies, social history and anthropology, and popular culture. Customarily it is associated with strength in men and beauty in women. This gendered concept was transmitted through visual representations of the ideal female and male bodies, and ubiquitous media images resulted in the absorption of universal standards of beauty and health and generalized desires to achieve them.

Cheryl Krasnick Warsh. Health is a gendered concept in Western cultures. Health and Beauty remains a popular section in newspapers and magazines, a section that is mostly female-oriented

Cheryl Krasnick Warsh. The healthy man is strong, assertive, tolerant, moderate in his appetites, hard-working, adventurous, responsible, and wise. In both perspectives, concepts of health and gender are viewed through the lens of popular culture. The first section concerns the transmission of health information to women for their own consumption and in their customary role as family healers. Health and Beauty remains a popular section in newspapers and magazines, a section that is mostly female-oriented. Yet the achievement of the latter is often at the cost of the former.

CHERYL KRASNICK WARSH teaches history at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, British Columbia, and is. .Her forthcoming book is Marriage of Convenience: Rockefeller International Health and Revolutionary Mexico.

She is the author of Moments of Unreason: The Practice of Canadian Psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1923 and the forthcoming Women’s Health in North America, 1800-2000. CYNTHIA COMACCHIO teaches history at Wilfrid Laurier University; her forthcoming book is The Dominion of Youth: Adolescence in English Canada, 1920–1950.

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In Stock - usually despatched within 24 hours. This collection includes topics such as: childbirth advice in Victorian Australia and Cold War America, menstruation films, Canadian abortion tourism, the Pap smear, the Body Worlds exhibition, and fat liberation.

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Health is a gendered concept in Western cultures. Customarily it is associated with strength in men and beauty in women. This gendered concept was transmitted through visual representations of the ideal female and male bodies, and ubiquitous media images resulted in the absorption of universal standards of beauty and health and generalized desires to achieve them. Today, genuine or self-styled experts―from physicians to newspaper columnists to advertisers―offer advice on achieving optimal health.

Topics in this collection are wide ranging and include childbirth advice in Victorian Australia and Cold War America, menstruation films, Canadian abortion tourism, the Pap smear, the Body Worlds exhibition, and fat liberation. Masculinity is explored among drunkards in antebellum Philadelphia and family memoirs during the 1980s AIDS epidemic. Seemingly objective public health advisories are shown to be as influenced by commercial interests, class, gender, and other social differentiations as marketing approaches are, and the message presented is mediated to varying degrees by those receiving it.

This book will be of interest to scholars in women’s studies, health studies, marketing, media studies, social history and anthropology, and popular culture.

Gender, Health, and Popular Culture: Historical Perspectives epub download

ISBN13: 978-1554582174

ISBN: 1554582172

Author: Cheryl Krasnick Warsh

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; 1 edition (July 1, 2011)

Pages: 330 pages

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