Gender, Women's Health Care Concerns and Other Social Factors in Health and Health Care Vol: 36

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Arizona State University, USA

Product Details
18 Sep 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
328 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in the Sociology of Health Care
This volume of Research in the Sociology of Health Care analyses micro-level gender issues and other social factors impacting macro-level health care systems. Examining the health and health care issues of patients and providers of care both in the United States and in other countries, chapters focus on linkages to policy and population concerns as ways to meet global health care needs.
Part 1: Introduction to Volume
Gender, Women and Other Social Factors in Health and Health Care; Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld 
Part 2: Gender and Cancer Related Issues
1. Growth from Trauma: Gender Differences in Experience of Cancer and Long-Term Survivorship; Karen Powroznik, Irena Stepanikova and Karen S. Cook 
2. Younger Women with Breast Cancer and Treatment Decision Making: Rethinking Patient Involvement and Empowerment; Karrie Ann Snyder, Alexander Tate and Ethan Roubenoff 
3. Role of Cancer History and Gender in Major Health Insurance Transitions: A Longitudinal Nationally Representative Study; Katherine S. Virgo, Chun Chieh Lin, Amy Davidoff, Gery P. Guy Jr, Janet S. de Moor, Donatus U. Ekwueme, Erin E. Kent, Neetu Chawla and K. Robin Yabroff 
Part 3: Pregnancy and Childbirth
4. Dignity in Childbirth: U.S. Women’s Perception of Respect and Autonomy in Hospital Births; Jessica Liddell and Katherine M. Johnson 
5. Relationship Matters: An Examination of Educational and Racial Disparities in Unintended Pregnancies; Andrea Bertotti 
Part 4: Use of Health Care and Gender
6. The Impact of Gender in the Decision Making Process to Undergo Certain Surgeries Compared to Uncertain Surgeries; DaJuan Ferrell 
7. Trust in Health Care: Understanding the Role of Gender and Racial Differences Between Patients and Providers; Celeste Campos-Castillo 
8. Weight Loss Surgery Patients’ Gender Differentiated Experience of Vanity Stigma; Patricia Drew 
9. Are there Gender Differences in the Capability to Use Facilities of Care? A Multilevel Analysis of 22 Countries; Rania Fuadovna Valeeva and Piet Bracke 
Part 5: Gender Issues Outside of the US and Europe
10. Gender Differences in Health Care Utilization Among Older Adults in Barbados; Nekehia T. Quashie 
11. Burundian Female Survivors of War (SOW): Views of Health Before, During and Post Conflict; Jenelle R Walker, Jeanne Nizigiyimana, Oluwasola Banke-Thomas, Eric Niragira, Yvette Nijimbere, and Crista Johnson-Agbakwu 
Part 6: Other Gender Topics
12. Health and Gender: Quantifying the Unquantifiable; L.F. Carver 
13. Handled Without Care: Women’s Health Experience in Jail; Laura McKendy
Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld is Professor Emerita in the Sociology Program, Sanford School of Social/Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, USA. Her research areas are medical sociology and aging with special focus on health policy, health care utilization and health behavior. She is co-editor of Health and Associate Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion. Jennie is a past chair of Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association and past President of Sociologists for Women in Society.

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