Designing and Conducting Gender, Sex, and Health Research

Designing and Conducting Gender, Sex, and Health Research

By: Lorraine J. Greaves (editor), John Oliffe (editor)Paperback

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This is the first resource dedicated to critically examining gender and sex study design, methods, and analysis in health research. The authors draw attention to the methodological complexities, and offer ways to thoughtfully address these by drawing on empirical examples across a range of topics and disciplines.

About Author

Dr. John Oliffe is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia. Focusing on masculinities as they pertain to men's health and illness, his men's health research encompasses diverse issues including prostate cancer, smoking patterns in men, men's depression and suicide, and other health promotion initiatives. His studies address the tripartite of men's health research issues - empirical, methodological, and theoretical. Moreover, his contributions include applications of qualitative methods and descriptive findings as interventions addressing gender and health issues. His findings are featured in over 200 academic conferences and workshops, and 100 peer-reviewed publications. Lorraine Greaves is a senior investigator with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, and a clinical professor in the School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. She has a doctorate in medical sociology from Monash University and has published widely on a range of women's health issues and the integration of gender and women's health into program, policy, and practice. Her special areas of research interests focus on women, substance use, trauma, and violence. Her extensive research on women, gender, and tobacco use and policy has influenced national and international bodies. She has received numerous awards including an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa for her contributions to women's health in Canada.


Preface About the Editors and Contributors Acknowledgments Part I. Context & Concepts Chapter 1. Why Put Gender and Sex Into Health Research? - Lorraine Greaves Part II. Design Chapter 2. Sex and Gender: Beyond the Binaries - Joy L. Johnson and Robin Repta Chapter 3. Implications of Sex and Gender for Health Research: From Concepts to Study Design - Joy L. Johnson, Robin Repta and Shirin Kalyan Chapter 4. Approaches to the Measurement of Gender - Pamela A. Ratner and Richard G. Sawatzky Chapter 5. Measuring Biological Sex - Gillian Einstein Part III: Sex and Gender Research Chapter 6. Fieldwork: Observations and Interviews - Cathy Chabot and Jeannie Shoveller Chapter 7. Visual Methods in Gender and Health Research - Rebecca J. Haines-Saah and John L. Oliffe Chapter 8. Secondary Analysis: Gender, Age, Place - Alec Ostry and Amanda Slaunwhite Chapter 9. Content and Discourse Analysis - Brendan Gough and Steve Robertson Chapter 10. Approaches to Examining Gender Relations in Health Research - Joan L. Bottorff, John L. Oliffe, Mary T. Kelly and Natalie A. Chambers Chapter 11. Developing a Gender Role Socialization Scale - Brenda Toner, A. Tang, A, Ali, D. Akman, N. Stuckless, M. J. Esplen, C. Rolin-Gilman and L. Ross Part IV. Policy, Process, and Products Chapter 12. Gender, Health, Research, and Public Policy - Toni Schofield Chapter 13. Boundary Spanning: Knowledge Translation as Feminist Action Research in Virtual Communities of practice - Nancy Poole Chapter 14. Design, Methods, and Knowledge Exchange: Connections and Pathways - John L. Oliffe Afterword Author Index Subject Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781412982436
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781412982436
  • ISBN10: 141298243X

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