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Prostate cancer: embodied experience and perceptions of masculinity

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While some argue that gender differences, which refer to the social classification into 'masculine' and 'feminine', have their source in 'culture', others argue there is no need to have an absolute dichotomy between culture and nature, or between constructionist and anti-constructionist epistemologies. Although there has been much theorising about the body, until recently little attention has been paid to empirical evidence. This paper looks at the way in which prostate cancer and its treatme...

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/1467-9566.00320
Journal:
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH and ILLNESS More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
6
Pages:
820-841
Publication date:
2002-11-01
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EISSN:
1467-9566
ISSN:
0141-9889
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:220749
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uuid:fa26ec18-3e38-4394-98a4-5ff7ddbac365
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pubs:220749
Source identifiers:
220749
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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