The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare

  • Ellen Kuhlmann
  • Ellen Annandale

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Ellen Kuhlmann, Ellen Annandale
      Pages 1-18
  3. Gendering Healthcare and Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Sarah Payne, Lesley Doyal
      Pages 21-35
    3. Shelly N. Abdool, Claudia García-Moreno, Avni Amin
      Pages 36-55
    4. Ellen Kuhlmann, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Christa Larsen, Toni Schofield
      Pages 72-91
    5. Vivian Lin, Helen L’Orange
      Pages 92-110
    6. Susan E. Bell, Anne E. Figert
      Pages 127-142
  4. The Social Patterning of Health by Gender

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Chloe E. Bird, Martha E. Lang, Patricia P. Rieker
      Pages 145-161
    3. Elizabeth Ettorre, Carol Kingdon
      Pages 162-177
    4. Joan Busfield
      Pages 192-208
    5. Leah Gilbert, Terry-Ann Selikow
      Pages 209-223
    6. Alex Broom
      Pages 224-238
  5. Equity and Access to Healthcare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Kate Hunt, Joy Adamson, Paul Galdas
      Pages 241-255
    3. Kakoli Roy, Anoshua Chaudhuri
      Pages 256-272

About this book


An authoritative, state-of-the-art collection that brings together key experts to provide an overview of the field. This new paperback edition includes 3 new chapters on human resources and health, end-of-life care and complementary and alternative medicine as well as thorough updates to the introduction and conclusion.


care children gender gender mainstreaming globalization health health policy health promotion healthcare Institution mortality Nation organization prevention public health

Editors and affiliations

  • Ellen Kuhlmann
    • 1
  • Ellen Annandale
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BathUK
  2. 2.University of LeicesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-01514-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29540-8
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